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Ingredient Name : Trachyspermum ammi Sprague.

Arabic Name : Kummun al-malik, Nanakhwah, Ajwayn

Bengali Name : Ajowan, Jowan, Yavani, Yamani

Chinese Name : Yin du zang, Hui xiang

English Name : Bishop's Weed, Omum, Ajowan, Lovage

French Name : Ajowan, Ammi

German Name : Ajowan, Indischer K�mmel

Gujarati Name : Ajma, Ajmo, Yavan, Javain

Hindi Name : Ajwain, Ajwayan

Kannada Name : Oma, Yom, Omu

Kashmiri Name : Javend

Latin name : Trachyspermum ammi Sprague.

Marathi Name : Onwa, Onba

Persian Name : Nankhwah, Zeniyan

Punjabi Name : Jawain

Sanskrit Name : Yavani, Yavanika

Urdu Name : Ajwain Desi (Seeds), Sat Ajwain (Thymol)


The seeds possess antifungal, antimicrobial, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aromatic, bitter, carminative, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, stimulant, stomachic and tonic. They are used in respiratory disorders. It is useful in chest congestion occurring due to accumulated cough. In conditions like whooping cough and asthmatic bronchitis it is used alongside the main line of treatment. The seeds can be taken orally and/or used externally for fomentation of the respiratory area. They have proven their effectiveness in common conditions like rhinitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, etc.

The volatile oil (Thymol) and the seeds are useful in flatulence, indigestion, colic, diarrhoea, cholera, hysteria and spasmodic affections of the bowels and checks chronic discharges such as profuse expectoration in bronchitis. Relieves muscle spasms.

Recommended Dosage: Seeds : 3 to 6 g powder; Thymol : 30 mg to 120 mg

Contraindication: This herb is not recommended during pregnancy or lactation.