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Botanical Name Trachyspermum ammi
Family Apiaceae (Umbelliferae)
Origin The exact origin of Ajwain is not known, but it has been used for medicinal and culinary purposes for centuries.
Description Ajwain is an annual herb that grows up to 90 cm in height. It has small, oval-shaped, grayish-brown seeds that are used for culinary and medicinal purposes. The plant has feathery leaves and white or pink flowers that bloom in the summer.
Parts Used Seeds
Dose 1-3 grams