Namkeen Jeera

Namkeen Jeera is a mixture of Jeera churna and Sendha Namak processed with lemon juice. It is used for the loss of appetite, lack of desire to eat, nausea, vomiting, poor digestive capacity, abdominal pain, diarrhea and worm infestation.

Ingredients (Composition)

Jeera (Cumin Seeds) – Cuminum Cyminum50%
Sendha Namak50%
Nimbu Ka Ras – Lemon JuiceQ.S.
Jeera and Sendha Namak are mixed and lemon juice is added to the mixture and left for seven days to dry in shadow.

Pharmacological Actions

Namkeen Jeera improves appetite and reduces gas formation in the abdomen. It acts on AMA (toxins) and provides relief in diseases, which occur due to these toxins.

Medicinal Properties

Namkeen Jeera has following healing properties.

  • Aam Pachak (Detoxifier)
  • Antispasmodic
  • Carminative
  • Antiemetic
  • Anthelmintic
  • Stomachic
  • Antispasmodic
  • Anti-diarrheal
  • Digestive stimulant

Therapeutic Indications

Namkeen Jeera is used in following health conditions:

  • Loss of desire to eat
  • Poor appetite
  • Nausea & Vomiting
  • Indigestion
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pains or cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Intestinal worms

Dosage & Administration

The general dosage of Namkeen Jeera is as follows.
Children1 gram *
Adults2 grams *
Maximum Possible Dosage6 grams Per Day (in divided doses)
* Twice or Thrice a day with warm water
Best Time to Take: After food or with food

Safety Profile

Namkeen Jeera is considerably safe in the dosage discussed above.

Side Effects of Namkeen Jeera

There are no side effects reported with Namkeen Jeera.

Pregnancy & Lactation

There is no reliable information available, but Namkeen Jeera might be safe because it contains natural ingredients, which we are using in our daily routine in Indian Kitchen. The dosage is also appropriate and does not likely to affect the mother, developing baby or child.


There are no absolute contraindications of Namkeen Jeera, but one should take care of the sodium content in it. You should check or limit your salt intake from other sources if you are hypertensive or on sodium restricted diet.

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Dr. Jagdev Singh

Dr. Jagdev Singh is a qualified Ayurvedic Practitioner and Herbalist with B.A.M.S. and M. Sc. in Medicinal Plants. He has a wealth of experience in using Ayurveda to treat patients, including the use of herbal medicine and personalized Ayurvedic diets. His passion for spreading accurate and scientific information about Ayurveda and Medicinal Plants led him to create Ayur Times, a trusted resource for those seeking reliable information on the topic. Through his dedicated work, Dr. Singh has helped thousands of patients find relief and improve their health with Ayurveda and Herbal Medicine.

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