Ajowan caraway, thymol, bishop's weed seeds Heirloom Medicinal Herbs Organic Non-GMO B250

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Ajwain, ajowan, or Trachyspermum ammi—also known as ajowan caraway, thymol seeds, bishop's weed, or carom—is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. Both the leaves and the seed‑like fruit of the plant are consumed by humans. The name "bishop's weed" also is a common name for other plants

Biennial. Delicious seeds are used for flavoring many dishes, from desserts to soups. The leaves are used in salads, stews, and sauces. Also medicinal.

Caraway seeds (also known as caraway or Persian cumin) have a pungent and anise-like flavor and aroma. This seed is used primarily as a seasoning for hearty breads such as rye. Caraway seeds also add interesting flavor meats in the form of a dry-rub or mixed or to add complexity to soft cheeses.

Closely related to thyme, ajowan seeds are often used in lentil dishes and South Asian cooking. Roasting the seeds in ghee or neutral oil brings out their essential flavor. Although ajowan looks like a seed, it is technically a fruit.

Count: 250
8-12 hours of Sun Sprouts in 10-20 Days Ideal Temperature: 60-65 Degrees F Seed Depth: 1/4" Plant Spacing: 8-10" Frost Hardy: Yes Carum carvi

Growing Tips: Direct sow in fall or early spring. Seeds are produced the second year; collected when mature but before dry seed-heads shatter. Leaves and carrot-like root also edible.

These are the seeds of Trachyspermum ammi Plant and have an aromatic smell and pungent taste. Ajwain is also known as Ajwain, bishop's weed, Ajwain caraway, carom seeds, or Thymol seeds. Ajwain resembles parsley and features grayish color with egg shape. Its taste is very high in density that even a small amount of Ajwain gives a noticeable flavor to your dish.

Ajwain Seeds are known as first originated in Subcontinent and Middle Eastern Region. Some sources shows that Egypt, Iran and Afghanistan are also the place of origin of Ajwain. In India, Ajwain is very common and that’s why it Rajasthan and Gujarat are producing Ajwain for India, and Rajasthan is producing 90% of the total Ajwain Consumption.

Health Values: -May help to relieve gastrointestinal pain and flatulence This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is for educational purposes only. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Health Benefits of Ajwain Seeds: Ajwain Seeds are used due to their amazing taste and several health benefits. Many Families uses it as a home remedy for stomach disorder and digestive problems.

A List of prominent benefits of Ajwain seeds are as follows: -Digestion problem and Flatulence: Ajwain has highest amount of Thymol than any other herb, all over the world. Thymol is considered as an effective chemical for stomach problems as it increases secretion of gastric juices to improve digestion. Additionally, it can also be used in indigestion, flatulence, nausea and colicky pain in babies. -Improves Digestion during Pregnancy: Ajwain is full of anti-inflammatory & curative qualities which helps relieves from constipation problems and improves digestion. -Anesthetic & Anti-Bacterial: Thymol gives more than on benefit to health and its presence in Ajwain Seeds make, very powerful. Ajwain have Anesthetic, Anti-Bacterial and anti-fungal properties which relives -Rheumatic & Arthritic Pain and keeps body healthy and protected. -Earache Problem: Ajwain relieves earache. If you use Ajwain with garlic and sesame oil, it relief earache due to boils. Using it with milk relieves earache due to congestion. Earache can be treated by using the minute in the form of ear drops. -Healthy Heart: Ajwain has been reported as a very good seed for the health of Heart. As it has Thymol with Niacin and a few vitamins, Ajwain improves and maintains nerve impulsion and blood circulation. -Cures hiccups: Ajwain is the best quick relief for Hiccups. -Ajwain for Acidity: As it improves digestive system that’s why it also mainstay and controls acidity of stomach. Use 1 tsp. of Ajwain with 1 tsp. if Cumin (Jeera). Boil them in 1 Glass water and drink it for instant relief of acidity. -Migraines Pain: Ajwain is very good for Migraines. You can sniff its fumes and can also apply it on your head for the Pain due to Migraines. -Ajwain is also a very good source of natural fiber, minerals, vitamins, and anti-oxidants.

Uses of Ajwain:

Ajwain is widely used as an instant reliever of earache, pain due to migraine, acidity and digestive disorders. Indians uses it commonly for the relief of different problems as a home remedy. Culinary Uses of Ajwain Seed:

In Eritrea and Ethiopia, Ajwain is very common ingredient of Berbere Spice Mix. In India, Pakistan and Middle East, Ajwain seeds are commonly used in Cuisines. In Punjabi regions of both India and Pakistan, Ajwain is used to make Ajwain Paratha. Ajwain is also used to add flavor in meat and rice dishes of Indian and Middle Eastern Dishes. In India and Pakistan, Ajwain seeds are also used in snacks, spicy biscuits, drinks, soups and sauces to add flavor. In Pickling, it is used with Fenugreek, Mustard Seeds, Turmeric, etc. Side Effects of Ajwain:

Ajwain Seeds are not recommended to use in Pregnancy and breast-feeding. Ajwain is not recommended to use in Liver disease as it can make it worse. Ajwain slows blood clotting process and that’s why it is recommended to stop consuming Ajwain 2-3 weeks before surgery.

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