Common Cumin. Nat. Ord. Umbelli-ferAe. Linn. Syst. Pentandria Digynia. Hab. Egypt, Greece, Malta, &c.

Med. Prop. and Action. The fruit, Cumin seeds, are stimulant and carminative in doses of gr. xv. - gr. xxx. Active principle, a volatile oil.

Therapeutic Uses, as Carum Carui; rarely employed.