HEALTH BENEFITS OF AJWAIN / CAROM OIL
Ajwain reduces Gas and Flatulence: Ajwain is one of the best herbal wonder drug for gas, flatulence and indigestion. Distilled water of it is good for the above said problems and also enhances appetite.
Antiseptic: Ajwain is used as an antiseptic. It is used for cleaning wounds and treating skin infections. Thymol in Ajwain seeds, is known as a strong germicide, anti-spasmodic and fungicide. Oil of Ajwain is also used in toothpaste and perfumery. Ajwain leaves can be crushed and applied on infections.
Antibacterial: Ajwain seeds is also used in prevention of bad breath. Thymol from Ajwain seeds is also used in various mouth wash.
Body Aches: Aroma from ajwain oil provides relief in heavy colds and migraine headaches. The oil of Ajwain is used in eardrops for earaches. Some body massage oil also contains ajwain oil.
Muscle Spasm: Ajowan has anti spasmodic properties, mainly due to presence of thymol, and is used for treating colic and griping pains, asthma, muscle spasms, cramps, rheumatism, arthritis and edema. The seeds are thought to relax the uterus and provide relief from menstrual cramps.
Pain killing abilities: Ajwain oil was used over insect bites, as it has pain killing properties.
Kidney and Liver disorders: Several Ayurvedic medicines have Ajwain as it provides relief in kidney and liver disorders, stomach problems, etc. Ajwain can reduce craving of alcohol and effective for people who want to get rid of alcohol.
Respiratory disorder: Ajwain is used for treating respiratory infections, asthma. People suffering from asthama should take Ajwain oil regularly followed by drinking warm water early in the morning.
Ajwain for Acidity and Hyperacidity: Ajwain have anti-hyperacidity properties. It shows good result in Acidity Control and Prevention.