Ajwain is a herb also known as Bishops Weed. This beneficial herb is used in culinary process as spice as well as a major ingredient of different kind of medicines. Ajwain seeds are small in size but taste hot, penchant and bitter. It acts as good appetizer, laxative and stomachic. It is used as effective remedy in managing ailments like vomiting, mouth diseases, pile, treatment of ascites, abdominal tumor, abdominal pain etc.
It is one of the important herbs for Indian kitchen to make the Indian cuisine tasty. All the parts of this herb have very strong smell; hence it is called Ugragandha in Sanskrit. Ajwain has many health and medicinal values. It is well known seed for Instant Remedy for Stomachache. The seed, oil, flowers and extract are used as medicine for various diseases. It is also one of the potent medicines to kill worms. It is extremely beneficial for Earache, tooth ache, Influenza, Heart problems, Arthritis, Nasal blockage. It has alcoholic qualities in a very mild form; therefore, it may be used as instant stomach pain. Ajwain +small quantity of salt, when sip with warm water is quite beneficial for indigestion and stomach pain. The person suffering from indigestion and anorexia, 1 tsp. of Ajwain seed may be taken along with food. The top health benefits of Carom seeds are: - Ajwain seeds increase gastro-intestinal secretions which enhances the efficiency of digestive functions. - Ajwain is effective to stomach pain. Having the problems of flatulence, indigestion and gas release, take 1 tsp. of ajwain along with water for one week - Thymol, the essential oil extracted from Carom seeds are used as anti-bacterial and anti-fungal. - Ajwain which contains the highest percentage of Thymol is used as antiseptic and in the treatment of cough and asthma. - Carom Seeds are effective for respiratory problems such as common cold, cough, bronchitis and nasal congestion.
Ajwain is used in traditional Ayurveda primarily for stomach disorders such as indigestion, bloating, fatigue, abdominal pain, flatulence, diarrhea, and colic. along with respiratory distress and loss of appetite. In Siddha medicine, the crushed fruits are applied externally as a poultice.
Ajwain is a very popular Indian spice which is used as to add flavor to many dishes. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine as an antiseptic, a spice, and a preservative, as well as for respiratory and GI ailments. It is used in the Unani system of medicine as an enhancer of the bodyâ??s resistance. It is a famous remedy for chest congestion occurring due to accumulated cough. It is also effective in common conditions like rhinitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, etc. Ajwain used as a calming herb to ease flatulent dyspepsia and intestinal colic, especially in children. It stimulates the appetite. Its astringency is taken advantage of in the treatment of diarrhea, and in laryngitis as a gargle. It is also used in the treatment for bronchitis and bronchial asthma. It has been used to increase milk flow in nursing mothers. properties of carom seed can be taken advantage of in soothing the digestive tract, muscles such as uterus, etc.
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Descripition: Cumin is the dried, white fruit with greyish brown colour of a small slender annual herb. The surface of the fruit has 5 primary ridges, alternatively has 4 less distinct secondary ridges bearing numerous short hairs. The plant is 15 to 50 cm high. The aromatic seed like fruit is elongated, ovoid, 3 to 6 mm long, slightly bitter and has a warm flavour. The flowers are white or rose coloured in small umbels. Uses: Cumin seed have an aromatic odour and bitter taste. It is used as a condiment, and is an ingredient in curry powders, seasonings of breads, cakes and cheese. It is employed in native dishes of Central and South America. In medicine, it is used as a stimulant, carminative, stomachic and astringent. Cumin seed oil is used in perfumery and for flavouring liqueurs and cordials Botanical Name: Cuminum cyminum L. Family Name: Apiaceae Commericial Part: Fruit