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5 Emerging Benefits

1. Fight bacteria and fungi

Carom seeds have powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties.

This is likely attributed to two of its active compounds, thymol and carvacrol, which have been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi

2. Improve cholesterol levels

Animal research indicates that carom seeds may lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels. High cholesterol and triglyceride levels are risk factors for heart disease

3. May lower blood pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common condition that increases your risk of heart disease and stroke

4. Combats peptic ulcers and relieves indigestion

Carom seeds are commonly used as a household remedy for digestive issues in Ayurvedic medicine

5. May prevent coughing and improve airflow

Some evidence suggests that carom seeds may provide relief from coughing.

Though research is scant, one study in guinea pigs found that carom seeds produced an anticoughing effect greater than that of codeine, a common medication used to treat coughs