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Ajowan {Trachyspermum ammi}


Ajowan or Indian celery seed balances Vata and Kapha.


 Ayurveda Characteristic and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Balances Vata and Kapha, increases Pitta
  2. Taste – Pungent, bitter
  3. Energetics – heating
  4. Main Action: Enhances digestion, alleviates nausea and stimulates the appetite
  5. Other Uses:,  A powerful cleanser, alleviates gas, helpful for the respiratory system and kidneys, and pain relief     


Modern Research

Studies have been done on its anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-fungal, anti-mutagenic, and anti-oxidant effects as well as its use for liver and stomach problems, asthma, blood pressure, and treatment of kidney stones.