Ajwain is a very common part of India’s kitchen that comes in spices. Ajwain essential oil is an important ingredient of Ayurveda that has been used traditionally for years back. Ajwain seeds, as well as its oil, has a strong aroma and less delicate taste.
Common Name: Trachyspermum
Constituents: Thymol, gamma-terpinene, p-cymene and beta-pinene, and many more.
Blends with: Spicy oils like sage and thyme
Extraction method: From the crushed seeds of ajwain with steam distillation.
- It is used in Indian cuisines as a spice.
- It is mostly used for making Ayurvedic medicines.
- It is used for curing digestive system problems.
- It is also used as a flavoring agent in India.