Carom Seeds (ajwain)
Carom Seeds or ‘ Ajwain’ has ben a part of Indian Spices since ages mainly because it brings peculiar taste and flavor.
Carom Seeds– Names in different Indian Languages.
Hindi– Ajwain , Bengal – Jowan, Punjabi – Ajwain
Tamil - Omam, Urdu – Ajwain
The primary chemical constituents of Carom Seeds include essential oil and Flavonoids.It also helps deter bacterial, fungal, and viral infections has also been used as an eyewash for sore eyes, and as a hair rinse for dandruff. Carom Seeds are very effective in stomach pain, when taken large spoonful with a pinch of salt and a glass of water.