Ajowan (Ajwain, Carum seeds or bishop’s weed), another plant, like Basil, is popular in the culinary arena. Ajwain contains high levels of thymol, a chemical, which aids the release of gastric juices from the stomach and thus, speed up the process of digestion. This is the reason, why ajwain plays a key role in relieving indigestion, flatulence, nausea and colicky pain in babies.It is very useful in a relief for abdominal discomfort due to indigestion. In India, Ajowan is being used since centuries as a natural medicine and widely used to treat the digestive problems. It is used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat Cholera. In America, Bishops Weed is considered the same plant as Ajowan.
Ajowan Essential Oil is steam distilled from the seeds of Ajowan and is yellow orange or reddish in color. This oil has a spicy, sharp and herbaceous scent. Seed taste like pepper with anise and thyme flavor.
Phenol-high in thymol, as much as 50%, limonene, terpinene.
It is considered a hot oil therefore, must be diluted with a carrier oil before any topical application. Ajowan oil is anti-infectious, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, anti-nausea, anti-spasmodic, carminative, and a tonic. It is also good for sore and tight muscles. In addition, it can also aid in alleviating a cough or sore throat. It is beneficial for being able to inhibit the growth of undesired pathogens while not adversely affecting the beneficial flora.
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