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|
Specifications of ajwain seeds
|Product Name||Ajwain Seeds (Bishop’s Weed)|
|Total Ash||9.5% Max|
|Acid Insoluble Ash||1.75% Max|
|Flavor||Aromatic with a penetrating flavor|
|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.