Ajowain Oil

Ajwain oil is widely used in food, flavour, Pharma, tobacco and Perfume industries.

Uses: Ajwain oil is widely used in food, flavour, cosmetic, pharmaceuticals, tobacco and Perfume industries. It is also Anti-microbial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, germicide, stimulant, and tonic and traditionally known as a digestive aid, relieves abdominal discomfort due to indigestion and antiseptic.

Description: The oil of ajwain is an almost colourless to brownish liquid with characteristic oddour and a sharp hot taste. Ajwain is called omam in the southern part of India. AJwain is cultivated in black soil particularly along the riverbank throughout India and also Iran, Egypt and Afghanistan. It is a small, erect, annual shrub with soft fine hairs.

Botanical Name: Trachyspermum ammi
Common Name: Ajowan
Native Country: Chiefly India, also Afghanistan, Egypt, the West Indies, and the Seychelle Islands
Parts Used: Seed
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Aroma: Similar to thyme, with an herbaceous-spicy odor.

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