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  1. The seed of the carom plant, having an aroma of thyme; used in some Asian cooking

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Ajwain, ajowan,; Urdu: اجوائن‎ or ajwan, also carom is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. It originated in the eastern Mediterranean, possibly Egypt, and spread up to India from the Near East. Both the leaves and the fruit pods of the plant are used for human consumption. The plant is also called bishop's weed, but this is a common name it shares with some other different plants. The 'seed' is often confused with lovage seed.

  • also known as Spices, caraway seed

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Google previewNatural Food Flavors and Colorants (2017)

by Mathew Attokaran

Plant Material Ajwain is an annual herbaceous plant, growing to a height of 90 cm, with a profusely branched stem. The leaves are primately divided with a size of 24 × 14 cm and with a clasping leaf base. The inflorescence is a compound ...

Google previewLaurie Pippen’s All Natural Antiviral Agents (2015)

Natural ways to prevent or treat viral infections by Laurie Pippen

Ajwain is a frost tender annual that blooms from July to August. It is not particular regarding soil composition but does prefer full sun and consistent moisture. The seeds are harvested at the end of the flowering season and direct sown in the ...

Google previewLaurie Pippen’s All Natural Antibacterial Agents (2015)

Natural ways to prevent or treat bacterial infections by Laurie Pippen

Ajwain is a frost tender annual that blooms from July to August. It is not particular regarding soil composition but does prefer full sun and consistent moisture. The seeds are harvested at the end of the flowering season and direct sown in the ...

Google previewAyurvedic Healing Cuisine (2000)

by Harish Johari

Ajwain Seeds Pungent, bitter; Heating; Increase Bile Ajwain is a shrub that.

Google previewHerb & Spice Companion (2015)

The Complete Guide to Over 100 Herbs & Spices by Lindsay Herman

Ajwain is a cool-weather, annual plant that grows easily in temperate climates and in containers. Ideal conditions are between 60° and 75°F, but the plant will also thrive Size: Up to 3 feet tall Container: 6 to 10. As a member of the parsley ...

Google previewVegan Richa's Indian Kitchen (2015)

Traditional and Creative Recipes for the Home Cook by Richa Hingle

Ajwain is a great spice to add to your pantry. It can be added to whole dried beans during slow cooking or pressure cooking to help reduce the gas. It also helps similarly when added to chickpea flour-based dishes. Parathas can be served as ...

Google previewField Guide to Herbs & Spices (2006)

How to Identify, Select, and Use Virtually Every Seasoning at the Market by Aliza Green

General Ajwain is a popular spice in India, where both fruits Description: and leaves of this pungent plant (Trachyspermum ammi) in the parsley family are used The small, hard, oval, pale brown fruits (often mistakenly called seeds) are grayish ...

Google previewPlant-Environment Interaction (2015)

Responses and Approaches to Mitigate Stress by Mohamed Mahgoub Azooz, Parvaiz Ahmad

trachyspermum ammi Ajwain is a common name for the traditional medicinal plant scientifically known as Trachyspermum ammi (Ashraf & Orooj, 2006), which belongs to the Apiaceae family. The plant originated in the Mediterranean ...

Google previewAyurvedic Medicine (2012)

The Principles of Traditional Practice by Sebastian Pole

Deliciously aromatic, ajwain is a wonderful remedy for sluggish digestion.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

ajwain is grown for its pungent, aromatic seeds. Ajwain isan annualthat grows1to 3ft.high. Grow like ...

Google previewThe Penguin Dictionary of Alternative Medicine (2008)

by T V Sairam

ajwain (Ind.) Trachispermum ammi. Also, ammi bishop's weed. The fruit, often inaccurately referred to as aseed, is used as an antispasmodic, ...

Google previewDictionary of Food (2009)

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

Alsocalled lovage 2, ajwain, carom, bishop'sweed ajula Italy The North Italian name for striped sea bream ajwain See ajowan akadashi, akadashimiso Japan A miso similar to hatchomiso. Also called akamiso akagai JapanArk shell,a type of ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

in English: ajowan oil, bishop's weed in Burma: samok, samwat in China: xi ye cao guo qin in India: ajamoda, ajamodika, ajamola, ajamoola, ajjwain, ajmo, ajmodika, ajovan, ajowan, ajuan, ajvaana, ajvain, ajwain, brahmadarbha, carom, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures (2008)

by Helaine Selin

Table 1 Priority species by MINFAL Scientific name Local name Apium graveolens Ajmood Carum copticum Ajwain Cassia angustifolia Sana-maki Cassia senna Sana-Makki Curcuma zeodaria Aania Haldi Foeniculum vulgare Sonf ...

Google previewBartram's Encyclopedia of Herbal Medicine (2013)

by Thomas Bartram

Ajwain. Malayan: Homama Azamoda.Iranian: Zhinyan. Parts used: root, rhizome. Constituents: coumarins, butyricacid, volatileoil. Action:antibiotic (mild), diaphoretic, expectorant, anticatarrhal, emmenagogue, carminative, diuretic (mild ), ...

Google previewDictionary of Flavors (2017)

by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.

The botanical is also called ajwain, bishop's weed, omam, and omum. See Caraway, Cumin. A La – A French phrase used often in recipes, which means a food is cooked in a certain style or manner. See Culinary Arts. A La King – A cooked ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (2014)

by David A. Bender

ajwain Alternative name for lovage. akamu Nigerian; cereal products produced by boiling the starchy extract from fermented maize, millet, or sorghum, used especially for ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs (2016)

An Essential Guide to the Flavors of the World by Padma Lakshmi

BOTANICAL NAMES: Trachyspermum ammi, Carum ajowan OTHERNAMES: ajwain, carom/carum, bishop's weed, lovage seeds (erroneously ) FORMS: whole seeds and ground ...

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 ...

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