Although the seeds of cumin (C. cyminum L.) are widely used as the spice for their distinctive aroma, they are also commonly used in traditional medicine to treat a variety of diseases, including chronic diarrhea and dyspepsia, acute gastritis, diabetes, and cancer. The active ingredients in cumin seeds have an anti-inflammatory, antiseptic effect. Due to these anti-inflammatory properties, which gives relief from inflammation on skin or any kind of allergy. To use this to soothe your skin, mask a paste with the seeds after soaking a handful of the seeds in water over night. Apply on the skin and wash it off fter 30 minutes. These substances (called apigenin and luteolin) keep the tiny free radicals that attack healthy cells from being successful. Antioxidants help you feel healthier and more energetic, and they help keep your skin from looking aged.