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Ajwain Seed Extracts
Since establishment, we have been playing a lead role in offering our clients Ajwain Seed Extracts. This is extracted from Ajwain seeds. This seed is used in herbal medicines and spices. This seed helps in increasing the digestive function and also useful in obtaining essential oil. We use moisture free materials to pack these Ajwain Seed Extracts and store in our temperature controlled warehouse till the time of final shipment.
- Pure in nature
- Longer shelf life
- Contain many health benefiting essential oils
Strongly Pungent And Aromatic, Ajwain Seeds Are One Of The Popular Spices Commonly Feature In Indian And Middle-Eastern Cuisines. Botanically, The Spicy Seeds Belong To The Family Of Apiaceae (umbelliferae), Of The Genus, Trachyspermum. Scientific Name: Trachyspermum Copticum.
The T. Copticum Is Thought To Have Originated In The Asia Minor Or Persia From Where It Spread To Indian Subcontinent. The Plant Is A Small Cool Season Annual Herb, Which Grows Up To Two To Three Feet In Height. It Features Small White-petaled Flowers That Develop In To Small, Oval Shaped Seeds That Are Ready For Harvest By The End Of Winter Or Early Spring.
The Seeds Are Olive Green To Brown In Color, Similar In Appearance To Cumin Or Caraway Seeds With Vertical Stripes On Their Outer Surface. Ajwain Seeds Have Similar Taste Like That Of Thyme Since It Contains Essential Oilthymol.
Health Benefits Of Ajwain:
Ajwain Seeds Contain Many Health Benefiting Essential Oils Such As thymol, A Monopterone Derivative Class Of Chemical Compound, Which Gives Aromatic Fragrances To Seeds. It Also Contains -pinene, cymene, Limonene And Terpinene.
The Active Principles In The Ajwain May Help Increase The Digestive Function Of The Intestinal Tract By Increasing Gut Juices (gastro-intestinal Secretions).
Thymol, The Essential Oil Obtained From Ajwain Has Local Anaesthetic, anti-bacterial And Antifungal Properties.
Like Caraway, Ajowan Seeds Are Rich In Fiber, Minerals, Vitamins, And Anti-oxidants.
Ajwain Seeds Have Long Been Used In Traditional Ayurvedic And Unani Medicines For Various Ailments. Extraction Obtained From This Spice Sometimes Used As Carminative In Treating Flatulence And Indigestion.
Thymol's Germicide And Antiseptic Properties Utilized In Many Cough Remedies. In India, The Seeds Are Used To Ease Asthma.
- Ajwain Seed Oil Has Highest Percentage Of Thymol.
Ajwain Seeds Mainly Feature In Savory Indian, Pakistani, And Middle-Eastern Cooking. In Order To Keep The Fragrance And Flavor Intact, Ajowan Seeds Generally Crushed Just Before Preparing Dishes And Added To The Cooking Recipes At Final Stages. This Is because Prolonged Cooking Results In Evaporation Of Essential Oils.
In Punjab Province Of India And Pakistan, The Spice Seeds Particularly Added To Make Bread Known Asajwain Paratha.
Some Indian Vegetarian Bean/lentil And Chicken/fish Curries Contain This Spice And In The Middle East, It Is Used To Flavor Meat And Rice Dishes.
The Seeds Generously Used In Snacks, Spicy Biscuits, To Flavor Drinks, Soups, Sauces In India.
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