Home About us Our Business Private Label Contact us Site map

Our Business > Organic Product > Organic Spices > Organic Ajwain/Bishop Weed seed    

Organic Spices

Organic Turmeric
Organic Ajwain
Organic Allspice
Organic Aniseed
Organic Arrowroot powder
Organic Cardamom
Organic Cinnamon
Organic Cloves
Organic Coriander
Organic Cumin
Organic Dill
Organic Fennel
Organic Fenugreek
Organic Garlic
Organic Ginger
Organic Nutmeg
Organic Onion
Organic Red Chilli
Organic Star Anise
Organic White Pepper
Organic Red Onion
Organic Black Pepper
Organic Cassia Bark
Organic Curry Leaf
Organic Mango Powder
Organic Saffron
Organic Mace Powder
Organic Asafoetida

Organic Dryfruits

Organic Flour

Organic Herbs

Organic Cereals

Oilseeds and Animalfeed

Speciality Products/Sugar

Organic Oils

Organic Fruit Powder

Customized product and packaging available on demand

   Organic Ajwain/Bishop Weed seed

Product Type - Ajwain seeds, Ajwain powder
Botanical Name - Trchyspermum ammi (L)
Family Name - Apiaceae


Ajwain is a popular spice throughout India. It used in savory snacks. Ajwain seeds are found in most Indian households due to their medicinal properties. Ajwain is considered to be an effective medicine for treating indigestion. Ajwain goes well with fish and curries. It has a strong aroma when crushed. Otherwise, the seeds have little aroma. It has hot taste and burning feeling on the tongue. Ajwain is very aromatic but less subtle in taste. It is slightly bitter, pungent and strong. Even a small amount of Ajwain dominates the taste of a dish. In India, Ajwain is never used raw, but is either roasted or fried in ghee, which is done to develop a stronger and more prominent aroma. It is primary used as a digestive aid and Antiemetic


Ajwain is a close relative of dill, caraway and cumin and belongs to the Apiaceae family. In India, its also called the bishop's weed, carom or ova and is particularly used in the delicate vegetarian fare from the state of Gujarat and Maharashtra. Ajwain seeds are tiny, oval and ridged. The grayish-green seeds are curved and look like miniature cumin seeds. The fragrance of the spice is very similar to that of cumin. Chewed on their own for their medicinal value, the seeds taste bitingly hot and bitter.

   Uses of Ajwain in Food Industry

  Ajwain is a widely used spice in the food and also popularly used as a food preservative.The    spice is similar to cumin in appearance though different in taste. It adds a distinctive flavor to     food products.
  Ajwain seed is also offered after a meal, sometimes along with fennel or celery seeds.
  Ajawin seeds are rich in fiber,minerals,vitamins and anti-oxidants.

   Ajwain provides following benefits to the Body


  It is useful in treating diarrhea, colic and other bowel problems. It also helps relieve flatulence    (gas) and discomfort in the stomach. According to Ayurvedic medicine, Ajwain is a medicine,     Ajwain is a powerful cleanser of the body.
  Ajwain oil is used most often for circulatory problems and is used as a muscle relaxer. Due to    the thymol content, Ajwain can be effective in treating ascarids (roundworm parasites in the    human intestine) and hookworms. Externally this herb can be used for warts, or to encourage     the flow of blood to the surface.
  Thymol,the essentail oil obtained from Ajwain has local anaesthetic,anti-bacterial and antifungal     properties.
  Ajwain is also used as a preservative for canned foods.

Organic Ajwain/Bishop Weed seed,Ajwain, ajowan seeds, carom seeds, Trachyspermum copticum, trachyspermum ammi,ajwain seeds uses Organic Ajwain/Bishop Weed seed,Ajwain, ajowan seeds, carom seeds, Trachyspermum copticum, trachyspermum ammi,ajwain seeds uses,ajwain powder

Salts   |   Bio Products   |   Organic Product   |   Food Ingredients

FAQs    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Resources                        Copyright The Sundaram Overseas Operation, 2013

Organic Ajwain/Bishop Weed seed, ajowan seeds, Trachyspermum copticum, Trachyspermum ammi ajwain powder, carom seeds, Organic ajwain export, ajwain benifits, Ajwain as anti-bacterial, Ajwain in india