Every household is familiar with the herb ‘Ajwain’ (Carom Seeds) as it is widely used during cooking. Apart from making the food tasty, the herb has many health and medicinal benefits. It is used as a remedy to fight against various health ailments like coughs, cold, flu, and mild to moderate fevers.
Here are some incredible health benefits of the Ajwain:
Provides relief from stomach problems
Ajwain plays an important role to keep our stomach strong. It also helps to provide relief from indigestion issues. The person, who is suffering from indigestion, should consume 1 tablespoon of Carom seeds and add 1/2 teaspoon of ginger powder to get rid of the problem.
Helps to fight against Cold and Cough
Ajwain works effectively to prevent cold. In the case of chronic and recurrent cold, consume fired seeds of Ajwain in the dose of 2 grams for 20 days to solve the problem. It also helps in fighting against respiratory ailments like asthma and bronchitis. Moreover, chewing Ajwain with lukewarm water is very helpful to treat a cough.
Provide relief from ear and toothache
Ajwain provides relief from ear pain at earliest. In the case of ear pain, just put two drops of Ajwain oil to get rid of the problem. Similarly, to get rid of toothache gargle with a mix of lukewarm water, 1 teaspoon of Ajwain and salt. Apart from this, it also acts as a great mouth wash and helps to maintain oral hygiene.
Ajwain for Weight Loss
This herb is very helpful for weight loss. It contains appetite stimulating properties which fastens the bowel movement and thus helps in weight loss. If the Ajwain is consumed regularly it also helps to regulate obesity.
Eases pain due to Arthritis
If you have been suffering from pain due to Arthritis, the ajwain may help you to ease the pain. The Ajwain possess anaesthetic properties that soothe the pain and swelling. One can apply the paste of crushed seeds on the joints or soak in a tub of hot water with a handful of carom seeds to get rid of the pain.
Helps to get rid of Alcohol Addiction
This herb also helps to get rid of alcohol addiction. If you want to get rid of the addiction, decoction of Ajwain should be consumed in the dose of 30ml at night for 50 days.
Meanwhile, the Ajwain is very safe for daily use. The people who are under medications for liver or kidney trouble, as well for general pain relief, should be careful as the active compounds found in the herb may interact with the synthetic drugs, eliciting detrimental and after-effects.