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Definition of the noun Ajowan

What does Ajowan mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ajowans

  1. See ajwain.

Phrases with Ajowan

  1. Ajowan Caraway
  2. Athamanta Ajowan
  3. Ptychotis Ajowan
  4. Ligusticum Ajowan
  5. Species Athamanta Ajowan
  6. Species Ptychotis Ajowan
  7. Species Ligusticum Ajowan

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Google previewSpices (2007)

by E. V. Nybe

Ajowan, also known as bishop's weed, carum seed or carum ajowan is a native of Egypt.

botany and chemical composition Ajowan is an erect, glabrous or minutely pubescent branched annual, ...

Google previewCultivation of Spice Crops (2005)

by Azhar Ali Farooqi, B. S. Sreeramu, K. N. Srinivasappa

Ajowan is an effective remedy for common cold used traditionally over the ages. It has the remarkable ...

Google previewThe Treasury of Botany (1874)

A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with which is Incorporated a Glossary of Botanical Terms by John Lindley, Thomas Moore

Ajowan is a small plant.with erect forking stems, and very few leaves, tlie lower of which are cut into numerous narrow...

Google previewAromatic Plants (2007)

by Baby P. Skaria

Vernacular names: Sanskrit: Ajamoda; Hindi: Ajmud; Malayalam: Ayamodakam; Tamil: Asamatavomam; Kannada: Ajamodhavoma; Telugu: Ajumoda; Gujarathi: Ajmod Ajowan is a profusely branched winter ...

Google previewPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (1856)

The Ptychotis Ajowan is an unbelliferous plant, well known in India for its aromatic and carminative properties. Its seeds, which very much resemble in appearance those of the caraway, only being much smaller, have a very agreeable odour, ...

Google previewTropical Asian Cooking (2015)

Exotic Flavors from Equatorial Asia by Wendy Hutton

glossary Ajowan: Also known as carom, ajowan is a plant.

Google previewIssues in Materials and Manufacturing Research: 2011 Edition (2012)

According to a study from Tlemcen, Algeria, “Ajowan is a popular spice that is used in folk medicine in Algeria. Most studies reported that thymol is the main component of the seed oil.” “Isothymol was reported to be a constituent of essential oil ...

Google previewBenares (2015)

Michelin Starred Cooking by Atul Kochhar

Ajowan is an essential ingredient in the fish cookery of northern India. ASAFOETIDA This is a dried gum-like resin derived from the ferula (giant fennel plants). It lends an interesting flavour when used in small quantities, but in bulk it releases ...



The Ptychotis Ajowan is an umbelliferous plant well known in India for its aromatic and carminative properties. When its seeds are distilled with water they readily yield between five and six per cent, of an essential oil resembling in smell that of ...

Google previewThe Really Useful Ultimate Student Curry Cookbook (2010)

by Murdoch Books Test Kitchen

Notes: Ajowan is a spice that looks like miniature cumin seeds and has a similar aroma but stronger flavour. Black salt has a sulfuric flavour that is an acquired taste. It is more pinky-tan than black in colour. Amchoor powder is a fine beige ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Essential Oils (2013)

The Complete Guide to the Use of Aromatic Oils In Aromatherapy, Herbalism, Health, and Well Being by Lawless, Julia

AJOWAN. T rachyspermum copticum FAMILY Apiaceae (Umbelliferae) SYNONYMS T. ammi, Ammi copticum, Carum ajowan, C. copticum, Ptychotis ajowan, ajuan, omum. GENERAL DESCRIPTION An annual herb with a greyish- brown seed, ...

Google previewDictionary of Herbs, Spices, Seasonings, and Natural Flavorings (2013)

by Carole J. Skelly

AJOWAN (Trachyspermum copticum, formerly Carum ajowan, Carum copticum, Ammi copticum, and Trachyspermum ammi) [Umbelliferae] Ajuan; Omum: The Seed of this plant, native to India, looks somewhat like a large celery Seed and has ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Food and Cooking (1998)

by Charles Gordon Sinclair

Used in Indian cooking often in conjuction with starch foods and pulses [also called lovage, ajwaln, carom, hishop's weedl 10 Alaska ajula (Iti Striped sea hream, northern Italy ajwain see ajowan akadashi-miso ./„• A miso similar to hatcho-miso ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

International Food and Cooking Terms from A to Z by Charles Sinclair

See also liboké ajonjoli Spain Sesame seeds ajowan A plantof the caraway family, Carum ajowan, whose seedsare used as a spiceandas a sourceof ajowan oiland thymol.It has astrong thyme like flavour,and is used in Indian cooking often in ...

Google previewChemical Dictionary of Economic Plants (2001)

by Jeffrey B. Harborne, Herbert Baxter

Ajowan oil Steam distillation of seeds of Trachyspermum ammi (Umbelliferae). Essential oil. Contains about 45-55% of thymol, as well as pinenes, cymene, dipentene and carvacrol. Powerful antiseptic, germicide and carminative. It has been ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences (1877)

Thymol is likewise obtained from the volatile oil of horsemint, and from that of Plychotis Ajowan by fractional distillation add recrystallisation. Properties. — Thymol crystallises in transparent rhomboidal plates, with angles of 97° 30', striated ...

Google previewThe Condensed Chemical Dictionary (1920)

A Reference Volume for All Requiring Quick Access to a Large Amount of Essential Data Regarding Chemicals, and Other Substances Used in Manufacturing and Laboratory Work by Francis Mills Turner

See Ajowan oil. Ajowan Oil (Ajava oil) Color and properties: Yellow liquid. Has a very strong odor of thymol, as it contains between 45 and 55 per cent of this phenol. Also contains a considerable amount of cymene. Specific gravity: 0.900 to ...

Google previewThe Aromatherapy Encyclopedia (2008)

A Concise Guide to Over 385 Plant Oils by Carol Schiller, David Schiller, Jeffrey Schiller

AJOWAN Botanical Name: Trachyspermum ammi, Trachyspermum copticum Family: Apiaceae The essential oil is obtained from the seeds. History and Information • Ajowan is native to Asia. The plant grows to a height of about 2 feet ( .5 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Seeds (2006)

Science, Technology and Uses by J. Derek Bewley, Michael Black, Peter Halmer

Ajowan The seed spice, ajowan, ajwain or Bishop's weed (Trachyspermum ammi Apiaceae) (see: Spices and...

Google previewInternational Culinary Dictionary (1996)

by Derek Pines

Ajowan /Ajwain (Ind.) : (Bishops' Weed). From the same family as parsley and cummin, the seeds of which contain thymol oil, and thus has the same flavour as, and can be substituted by thyme. Used in many Indian lentil dishes. Ajwain (Ind.): ...

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