The important benefits of ajwain seeds

                     Ajwain (Ayamodakam) is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Ajwains leaves and seeds are consumed by humans, these are the fruits of its herb. It contains limonene, thymol has potent  anti-inflammatory, antibacterial properties. It contains mono saturated and Poly saturated fats.


  •  It stimulates release of gastric juice.
  • To improve the appearance of hair
  • It support weight loss 
  • It reduce flatulence
  • It optimise digestion
  • It increases respiratory health
  • It is high antioxidant and high mineral 
  • It has laxative properties 
  • It prevent excess storage of fat 
  • It eliminate the constipation 
  • It has lower the risk of gastric cancer and colorectal cancer
  • It prevent sore throat and asthma 
  • It has antiviral properties 
  • It boost the immune system
  • It maintain cholesterol level
  • Lowering  risk of heart attacks,  strokes and cardiovascular complication 
  • It will lightening acne scars
  • It  helps to lower the  blood pressure 
  • It manages liver and kidney functions. 
  • It cure heart burns 
  • It provide relief from migraine. 
  • It gives instant relief from tooth ache and ear ache.
  • It act as great mouthwash
  • It cure the problem of indigestion for pregnant women,  cleaning the uterus and stomach, solve the problems of irregular periods

Home remedies

  • Add few ajwain seeds in a glass of water and drink it early morning. It helps to stimulate the health of hair. 
  • Drink water, boiled with ajwain seeds, after meal to help weight loss 
  • Ajwain seeds crushed and mixing them with water. It will sooth your respiratory tract and get relief from cough.It promote elimination of mucus. 
  • Apply paste of ajwain seeds on the acne, affected area and the rinse. It helps to remove dirt from skin. 
  • Drinking ajwain water can also prove to be helpful for treating liver and kidney malfunctions.
  • Taking one teaspoon of cumin and one teaspoon of ajwain seed half teaspoon of ginger powder. Mix with water and drink daily. It cure heartburn.
  • Prepare a paste of ajwain seeds and jaggery by heating it. Take 2 teaspoon of twice in a day it helps to relief from asthma.
  • Take  ajwain powder in a thin clothe and inhale. It provide relief from migraine. 
  • Gargle with a mixture of warm water,  one teaspoon of ajwain and salt relief from toothache 
  • Take crushed ajwain seeds and applied on the skin to treat infection  or cut. 
  • combine mustard oil with ajwain seeds and apply on cardboard pieces and tie in the corners of the room.
  • Apply the paste of crushed seeds on the joints in a tub of hot water with ajwain seeds.


  • Pregnancy /breastfeeding women should avoid them.It  can cause dangerous effect of fetal health.
  • The seeds should be eaten in small amounts.
  •  It can cause nausea, dizziness, headache.
  •  Some peoples are allergic to the seeds that can get a runny nose and rashes.

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