Monday, July 13, 2009

Ajowan Seed Oil

Ajowan Seed Essential Oil Bishop’s Weed : (Carum Copticum )Botanical Name : Carum CopticumFamily Name : UmbelliferaeCommon Name : Ajwain, Copticum, Carum CopticumPart Used : Fruit, Pharm Name : Fructus Ajowani

Ajowan Oil is produced form the seeds of Ajowan. Ajowan Seed Oil is either colorless or brown. It has various medicinal uses. Especially in Unani medicines. It is valuable as anti-spasmodic and anti-microbial agent. The Pure Ajowan Oil extracted from the well-grown seeds of Ajowan is used as a stimulant tonic.

Ajowan oil is used as a tranquilizer or for whooping cough and toothaches in India . Ajowan seed oil is also of assistance to those suffering from a sore throat. Ajowan Oil is used in Medicines & Pharmaceuticals and as seasoning in soups and Salad. Ajowan oil is anti-infectious, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, antiseptic, anti-nausea, and a tonic. Traditional uses for Ajowan oil In Ayurvedic, which is the traditional healing system of India ; Ajowan is used primarily to aid digestion. For those who occurrence disorders of the circulatory system, Ajowan oil can be of help as well as an aid in the treatment of stomach disorder diarrhea.

Ajowan seeds a common Indian spice were used traditionally in food preparation and medicinaly, this belong to spices and specially in Indian dishes. Ajowan also called as bishop's weed is cultivated in black ground specificaly along the riversides in India and also in the regions of Iran, Egypt and Afghanistan. It's a little bush grown throughout the year. Ajowan seeds have proteins, carbohydrates, fatty minerals, phosphorus, iron, carotene, thiamin, riboflavin, calcium, and niacin. Ajowan essential oil is exacted by steam distilments of the crushed seeds of Ajowan.

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