Ajwain is a common kitchen ingredient and is used
frequently in Indian cuisine. Popularly known by the name carom seeds, ajwain
originates from the Middle East, Pakistan, and India.
Uses & Benefits of Ajwain Oil
Cholera & Diarrhea
Two to three drops of ajowan oil are used in the treatment of cholera
Muscle Spasms and Body ache: This oil is used in ear
drops for earaches, body massage oil, and in providing relief from cramps,
muscle spasms, and arthritis.
Toothpastes And Tootache
Medicine: The aqueous solution of thymol is a primary constituent in toothpastes
and mouthwashes. The oil prevents bad breath and thymol from the seeds server
as effective mouthwash. When chewed along with fennel seeds, ajowan seeds
prevent bad breath. The oil aids in healing painful throat, in gripe water
preparation, an antiseptic, and as a tranquilizer for tooth aches, whooping
Skin Infections Healer: Ajwain oil is used in wound
cleaning and treating skin infections. Ajowan leaves are crushed and applied on
infections while thymol in the seeds is a well known fungicide and germicide.
Ashtmatic Issues: The essential of ajwain is
useful in bronchial pneumonia and other respiratory ailments.
For Migraine Pain: Ajwain oil contains the
antidiuretic effect and is used in
treating emphysema, migraine and rheumatic pains.
Home Remedy For Indigestion: Ajwain is widely used as a
spice in curries, used along with other spices and condiments, in pan mixtures,
as a household remedy for indigestion.