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Trachyspermmum ammi


CAS Number: 91745-13-0

EINECS Number: 294-681-3

Product Code: PFW3124

INCI Name: Trachyspermum Ammi Seed Distillate Water


SYNONYMS Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague ex Turrill
Carum copticum (L.) Link
Trachyspermum copticum Link

COMMON NAMES Ajwain, Carom Seeds, Ajowan Caraway, Bishop's Weed

EXTRACTION METHOD Steam Distilled Hydrosol

ODOUR PROFILE Spicy, warm, thyme-like, medicinal odour


Our organically crafted Ajowan Hydrosol, also called Ajwain Hydrosol, is steam distilled from the seeds of Trachyspermum ammi (syn Carum copticum). Highly revered as one among the best digestive aid for its excellent carminative properties, Ajowan or Ajwain has been a part of the Indian traditional regimen and is also used as spice as well as a major ingredient of different kind of medicines for thousands of years.

All parts of this herb have a very strong scent hence it is also known as Ugragandha in Sanskrit. The seeds have a bitter and pungent flavour, somewhat like oregano, and because of its strong aromatic essence, it is often added to curries and pickles.


Ajowan Hydrosol can be used for cleaning wounds and treating skin infections. A compound known as Thymol in Ajowan seeds, is known as a strong germicide, anti-spasmodic and fungicide. The hydrosol is extremely therapeutic for the management of skin associated problems like acne. It is also great when incorporated in facial steams as well as in hair treatment solutions.

Ajwain Hydrosol has got expectorant properties which is helpful in supporting healthy lung function, especially when it comes to congestion and allergies. Also known for its aphrodisiac properties, Ajowan Hydrosol can help improve virility and also the secretion of Estrogen as well as Progesterone hormones. Emotionally and energetically, Ajowan Hydrosol is revered for its powerfully uplifting and clarifying effects for the body and mind.


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