AJWAIN SEEDS (Bishop’s Seed)

Trachyspermum ammi, usually referred to as ajowan or ajwain, bishop’s weed, ajowan caraway, carom seeds, is a plant of India, Pakistan and Near East Countries whose seeds are used as a spice. Ajwain Seeds has similarity to parsley. The fruit pods are called seeds because they appear like seeds. Ajwain Seeds originated in Middle East and Indian sub continent.  In India major producing states of Ajwain Seeds are Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Name of Ajwain Seeds/Bishop’s Seeds in international languages

Latin Trachy Spermum Ammi
Persian Zinian, Nankhwah
Arabic Kamme Muluki

Specifications of ajwain seeds

Parameters Value
Product Name Ajwain Seeds (Bishop’s Weed)
Origin India
Type Machine Cleaned
Purity 99%
Total Ash 9.5% Max
Acid Insoluble Ash 1.75% Max
Flavor Aromatic with a penetrating flavor
Moisture 10% Max
Salmonella Absent / 25 Gms

Packaging of ajwain seeds

Type of Bags Quantity
New Multi Wall Paper Bag 50 lb / 22.68 kg
PP Bag 25 / 50 kg
Jute Bag 25 / 50 kg
Custom Requirement As per customer requirement

Container of ajwain seeds

Type of Container Quantity
20′ FCL 13.5 MT
40′ FCL 27 MT

Uses of ajwain seeds

Ajwain Seeds is used as digestive aid. It is also used to cure diarrhea and flatulence. Ajwain seeds in India is also used in aid to Arthritis and Asthma.

Growth habits of ajwain seeds

Ajwain is and annual herbaceous, 30 -70 cm (1 -2 ft) in height, bearing feathery leaves and red flowers. When the seeds are ripe, they are dried and threshed. Ajwain is native to India, but is also cultivated in Iran, Egypt Pakistan and Afghanistan.

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