The medicinal property of many plants came to common knowledge by the spread of ancient peoples over the years.

In some regions, for example, certain plants were arriving from its benefits. Furthermore, nowadays, the ease with which one has access to information and also to these products, helps to make more and more people use them.

This is the case with ajowan. It is a plant that has its origins in the Eastern Mediterranean. It belongs to the Apiaceae family, which also includes parsley and other aromatic plants.

Depending on the region, it may also be known as oregano-seed and oregano-seed. Its fruits are small striated achenes, used with emphasis in Ayurvedic cuisine and medicine.

Chemically speaking, it is made up of alpha-pinene, calcium, carbohydrates, carotene, iron, fiber, phosphorus, thymol, gamma-terpinene, limonene, minerals, niacin, p-cymene, proteins, riboflavin and thiamine. So, you can already get a sense of the amount of benefits it can bring to human health.

medicinal properties

From its properties, which are based on antiasthmatic, anticathartic, antidiarrheal, antispasmodic, antimicrobial, aromatic, carminative, detoxifying, digestive, expectorant, fungicidal, toning, physical stimulant, psychic, vermifuge and aphrodisiac effects, ajowan combats several problems.

health effect

It promotes digestion, relieves gas, works to benefit the kidneys, nerves, strengthens the immune system, fights infections, indigestion, asthma, spasmodic pain in the stomach and intestines. What’s more, it can also be used to fight diarrhea, help with breathing, colds, irritations, sore throats, bronchitis and asthma.

If you think it’s over, ajowan can still be used against bacteria, fungi, intestinal worms, poisoning, preventing the formation of kidney stones. It also increases virility and cures premature ejaculation problems.

How to use ajowan

From ajowan leaves and seeds can be used. Depending on the diseases being treated, the use of the elements will interfere with its success. It can also be used with food or as a component in juices and other beverages. So it’s worth paying close attention when using them.

A full teaspoon of ajowan in 200ml of warm water and a pinch of salt can be used against intestinal pain or cramps caused by gas, indigestion or infection.

For diarrhea, respiratory problems, colds, irritation, sore throat, bronchitis, asthma, bacteria, fungi and intestinal worms, you can use tea made with ajowan seeds. For this, use a teaspoon for every 200 ml of boiling water.

The leaves of the plant can be used to prevent the formation of kidney stones. Set aside a teaspoon of crushed leaves for every 200 ml of water.