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Ajwain:  [Ajowan]



  Sanskrit name

: Ajmoda, Avanika

  English name

: Bishops weed, Ajwain

  Hindi name

: Ajwoin, Carom

  Latin name

: Trachyspermum ammi


: Ajwoin, Carom



The fruit of Ajowan is warm, pungent in taste with aromatic oil, used in rice and other food preparations.

Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa : Katu (pungent), tikta (bitter)
Guna : laghu (light), rooksna (dry) tiksna(fast)
Vipaka : Katu (pungent)
Virya : Ushna (hot)
Doshakarma :  


Chemical constituents:

It contains essential oil -thymol as the major component, with p-cymene,
dipentene, a-pinene, ‚-pinene, y-terpinene, camphene, myrcene,
b-3-carene, limonene, carvacrol and Glycosides The seed contains
6-0-‚-D≠glucopyranosyloxythymol.  Fatty acids Fixed
oil extracted from the seeds was found to contain resin acids, palmitic
acid, petroselenic acid, oleic acid and linoleic acid. Vitamins and trace


Useful parts: Fruits


Medical Properties:

Analgesic, stimulant, carminative, appetizer, cardiac stimulant, diuretic, uterine stimulator, aphrodisiac, tonic, antispasmodic etc.


Medicinal uses:

Poultice apply over the painful areas, flatulence, sore throat, bronchitis, pain abdomen warm infestation, vomiting, cough, hiccup, dysmenorrheal, retention of urine, painful condition of bladder, etc.



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