Treasures of Nature (Prakriti Ka Khazana) – Ajwain

Ajwain, is used as a traditional Indian medicine since ages and acts as an effective instant medicine for numerous health issues. The seeds/fruit is pungent and bitter in taste. They are usually roasted or fried in clarified butter and used as flavoring agents. The herb is cultivated in Iran, parts of eastern Mediterranean and northern India.

Ajwain seeds are used to produce essential oils through distillation procedure and the oil has Thymol content. This oil is used as a germicide or fungicide.

Health benefits of Ajwain:

  • Provides relief from indigestion, flatulence and acidity.

  • Ajwain has Thymol content which acts as instant relief from stomach related issues. One tablespoon of Ajwain seeds taken with warm water acts as an effective medicine to relieve indigestion, flatulence, nausea, acidity and colicky pain in infants.

  • Provides relief from cold, cough, asthma.

  • Ajwain has the anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and sedative properties and can relieve congestion caused due to phlegm. Intake of Ajwain seeds in recommended dosages helps cure migraine headache, cold and cough. Inhaling the Ajwain smoke acts as a bronchodilator which aids in asthma treatment.

  • Boosts digestion during pregnancy and lactation.

  • Ajwain has great curative and anti-inflammatory properties. It can help to boost digestion in pregnant women, strengthens the muscles of Uterus walls, regulate blood circulation and reduce inflammation post-delivery. It also improves breast milk production in lactating mothers.

  • Great medicine for arthritis and rheumatic pain

  • With its anti-inflammatory, anesthetic and antibiotic properties, Ajwain seeds can be used treat rheumatism and arthritic pain. It can also soothe skin infections, redness, skin inflammation and itching.<

  • Multiple uses

  • Ajwain has wonderful properties which can treat multiple diseases such as intestinal infections, kidney stones, ear aches etc. Niacin and Thymol present in Ajwain keeps the heart healthy by improving nerve impulses and regulating blood flow.

  • Improves sex life

  • Ajwain is a natural aphrodisiac which soothe your body and boosts your sex life significantly. Ajwain acts on the sex hormones in both male and female which leads to better sexual virility and higher libido.