Ajwain or Bishop’s Weed or Carom Seeds (We create good healthy hand made spices & edible items with air tight packing)

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Ajwain or Bishop’s weed is a small, erect, annual shrub that yields tiny, egg-shaped and greyish “fruits” or seeds. Ajwain, the trade name, is originated from its Indian name ‘Adarjawan.’ It has been used as a carminative medicine from the time of Charaka and Sushruta as it relieves flatulence and is antispasmodic. It is a key ingredient in Unani medicines also and was used by Greek physicians like Dioscrides and Gelen.

Chemical constituents

The main chemical constituents of the seeds of the herb are 21.8% fat, 21.2% fibre, and 24.6% carbohydrates per 100 grams of the seeds. The main minerals in the seeds are calcium, phosphorus and iron, while its major vitamins are carotene, thiamine, riboflavin and niacin. When crushed, the seeds yield an essential oil, 50% of which consists of thymol, a well-known antiseptic compound.

Health Benefits

Ajwain seeds, when crushed and put through the process of Steam distillation, yield essential oil with high medicinal value because it contains Thymol. This oil has long been believed to be the principal source of Thymol, and when left untouched for some amount of time, it yields crystals known in India as ajwain ka phul. It helps with the following:

Gastro-intestinal disorders: The seeds, taken with betel leaves relieve flatulence, dyspepsia, indigestion, and spasmodic disorders. Oil extracted (and water distilled) from the seeds is also beneficial in the treatment of cholera, flatulent colic, diarrhoea, atonic dyspepsia and indigestion, as it acts as a wonderful carminative medicine.

Respiratory disorders: Mixed with buttermilk, the seeds serve as an excellent expectorant even in difficult cases, such as when the phlegm is dried up. The seeds are also effective in treating bronchitis, asthma, and pharyngitis. A remedy for asthma has the seeds used in fomentation while cough caused by acute pharyngitis in influenza is cured by chewing a pinch of ajwain seeds with a clove and a crystal of common salt. Sore and congested throat, and hoarseness of the voice due to cold or shouting can be cured by gargling a brew of the seeds with common salt. The herb also helps to clear out nasal passages.

Migraine: Seeds can be smoked or sniffed frequently to obtain relief from migraine and delirium.
Rheumatism: Oil extracted from the seeds aids treatment of rheumatic and neuralgic pains when applied on affected parts.

Earache: Half a teaspoon of seeds heated with 30 ml of milk and then filtered makes for good ear drops that decreases congestion and relieves pain. Pain caused by boils in the ear can be helped by using the oil (as ear drops) obtained from boiling 3 grams each of ajwain seeds and garlic in 40 grams of sesame oil till they turn red.

Aphrodisiac: A teaspoon of the powder made of ajwain seeds fried with kernel of tamarind seeds in an equal quantity of pure ghee, mixed with a tablespoon of honey and taken daily with milk increases virility and cures premature ejaculation.


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