|Botanical Name||Trachyspermum ammi|
|Plant Parts Used||Seeds|
|Extraction Method||Seam distillation|
An valuable unani ingredient Ajwain or bishop's weed is cultivated in black soil particularly along the riverbank throughout India and also Iran, Egypt and Afghanistan.Constituents & Specifications :
Thymol, p-cymene, alpha-pinene, limonene, gamma-terpines,
Specific Gravity : 0.89000 - 0.98000
Refractive Index : 1.45000 - 1.60000Properties :
Ajowan oil has antibacterial, anti-infectious, antiviral, anti-parasitic, anti-fungal, antiseptic properties.Properties :
Wildly used in pharmaceuticals, fine fragrances, cosmetics, Food and Beverages.
Ajwain also enjoys some popularity in the Arabic world and is found in berbere, a spice mixture of Ethiopia which both shows Indian and Arabic heritage.
Ajwain Oil is widely used in food, flavour, cosmetic, pharmaceuticals, tocacco and Perfume industries.
It is also traditionally known as a digestive aid, a relief for abdominal discomfort due to indigestion and an antiseptic.