The best way to make cumin tea is to purchase it in seed form, boil the seeds in water and let them steep for 8-10 minutes. To bring out the full flavor and potency of the seeds, lightly roast them before boiling and steeping.
The seeds can also be added to food, so they will not go to waste even if someone is not fond of the tea itself. There are many health benefits to drinking cumin tea, but one of the biggest is that it aids with digestion. According to the George Mateljan Foundation, it can also act as a diuretic and help with bloating. Additionally, studies have shown that cumin helped prevent lab animals from developing stomach or liver tumors, so it can possibly help prevent certain types of cancer.