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Cumin Seed



Cumin is native to Egypt and has been cultivated in the Middle East, India, and China and Mediterranean countries for millennia. Cumin has played an important role as a food and medicine and has been a cultural symbol with varied attributes. Today and history also has experienced the flavor of cumin during the Roman Empire and in the ancient India where cumin has its mention as the sugandhan "well-smelling".

Cumin still maintained an important role in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisines. Today, cumin is experiencing improved recognition owing to newfound appreciation of its culinary and therapeutic properties.
  • Botanical Name : Cuminum Cyminum L
  • English Name : Cumin
  • Family Name : Apiaceae ( Umbelliferae)
  • Varieties : Machine Clean , & Sortex
  • Availability : Whole / Grounded (Powder)

Usage
The smell of cumin is quite Pronounced; strong and heavy. Cumin seeds have a Strong, bitter taste. Its pungent flavor can persist for a long time.



Fennel Seed



Fennel is a highly aromatic and flavorful herb with culinary and medicinal uses, and is one of the primary ingredients of absinthe. Florence fennel or finocchio is a selection with a swollen, bulb like stem base that is used as a vegetable.

Fennel is used as a food plant by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the Mouse Moth and the Anise Swallowtail.

Fennel yields both an herb and a spice. All plant parts are edible: roots, stalks and leaves, with the spice coming from the dried seeds. A native to the Mediterranean, Fennel is an ancient and common plant known to the ancient Greeks and spread throughout Europe by Imperial Rome. Fennel is also grown in India, the Orient, Australia, South America and has become naturalized in the US.
  • Botanical Name : Foeniculum Vulgare
  • English Name : Foeniculum Vulgare
  • Hindi Name : Saunff
  • Family Name : Apiaceae ( Umbelliferae)
  • Varieties : Common Fennel



Fenugreek



Fenugreek seeds are small about 5 mm. long, hard, and brownish yellow although the color varies. The seeds are hard, yellowish brown and angular. Some are oblong, some rhombic, other virtually cubic, with a side of about 3mm (1/8"). A deep furrow all but splits them in two. They are available whole and dried, or as a dull yellow powder, ground from the roasted seeds.

The name Fenugreek (Methi) comes from the Latin term Foenum-graecum, or Greek hay. Fenugreek is an erect annual herb native to Asia and southern Europe. Fenugreek is a tender, erect annual with three-part leaves and pea-like flowers that grows in fertile, well-drained, alkaline soil in full sun. It reaches a height of less than three feet and has a sweet hay scent when dried.
  • Botanical Name : Trigonella Foenum Graecum
  • English Name : Fenugreek
  • Hindi Name : Methi Danna
  • Family Name : Fabaceae
  • Varieties : Powerful ,Aromatic

Uses of Fenugreek Seeds
  • Fenugreek seeds are ground and roasted and used to flavor to curry. The seeds are also soaked and then powdered and used to make lip balm and tonic.
  • The seeds can be used to make tea, which can reduce fever and menstrual pains, or they can be used in an ointment to treat skin infections.
  • Ground seeds are often used to give a maple flavor to sweets and candies. Ground seeds are also used to flavor cattle food, including different vegetable meals and hays.



Psyllium Husk



The Husk of Psyllium is the actual coating of mucilage around the seed. It is considered pure dietary fiber and is the only part of the plant used in manufacturing Psyllium products.

Its nutritional value consists mainly of glycosides, proteins, polysaccharides, vitamin B1, and choline. Fiber content of over 80% compared to less than 15% for oat bran and 10% for wheat bran. The husk is composed mostly of a fiber called hemicellulose which is a complex carbohydrate found in whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Hemicellulose is undigestible, however, it is partially broken down in the colon and feeds the friendly intestinal flora.

Common Names of Psyllium Flea, lspaghua, Spogel, Plantago Psyllium, Isaphgol, Plantago sp., Isabgula, Plantaginis Ovatae Testa

Botanical Names of Psyllium Plantago Ovata, Plantago Ispaghula

Psyllium Other Name Psyllii semen, Blond Psyllium, Cleansing Plaintain, Natural dietary Fiber, Herbal supplement, Fiber - blend, Laxative, Nutrition- Herbs, Feed Supplement, Pale Psyllium

Specifications
  • Color : Light brown to moderate brown
  • Odor : Faint, characteristic
  • Taste : Bland, mucilaginous
  • Particle Size : Maximum 5.0 % on U.S.S. 35#
  • Moisture (loss on drying) : Maximum 12.0 %
  • Total Ash : Maximum 4.0 %
  • Acid Insoluble Ash : Maximum 1.0%
  • Foreign Organic Matter : Maximum 0.5 %

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