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Ajowan Essential Oil


Botonical Name: Trachyspermum copticum
CAS #: 8007-46-3
Country of Origin: India
Color & Odor: Pale yellow brown with herbaceous,spicy,medicinal odor
Solubility: Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water
Specific Gravity: 0.910 to.930 @ 25°C
Optical Rotation: +0 to +2 @ 20°C
Refractive Index: 1.480 to 1.510 @ 20°C
Flash Point: 224°F
Major Constituents: Thymol
Extraction Method: Steam distillation

SKU: EOC-IN-E1002 Categories: ,


Additional Details About Ajowan Essential Oil:

Trachyspermum ammi commonly known as ‘Ajwain’ or ‘Ajowan’ is distributed throughout India and is mostly cultivated in Gujarat and Rajasthan.

Also Popular As: Ajowan, Ajwain, Yamani, Bishop’s Weed, Arjowan, Ajowain, Wild Celery Seed
Family Name: Apiaceae (Umbrella, Carrot)
Scientific Name: Trachyspermum ammi, Carum ajowan, Ptychotis ajowan, Trachyspermum copticum, Ammi Coptium
Indigenous Country: Primarily India
Country of Production: Primarily India

Major Constituents:

Phenol. High in thymol, as much as 50%; alpha-pinene, p-cymene, limonene, gamma-terpines

Plant Description:

Ajowan/Yamini is an annual plant ( Trachyspermum ammi ) of the parsley family. The plant has feathery leaves and white flowers and has its origin in India. Ajowan plant may grow up to 2 feet with bright green foliage bearing an umbrella flowering stem producing caraway-like seeds.

Additional information

Net Quantity

10000ML / 338.14Oz / 22.00lbs, 1000ML / 33.81Oz / 2.20lbs, 100ML / 3.38Oz / 0.22lbs, 5000ML / 169.07Oz / 11.00lbs, 500ML / 16.91Oz / 1.10lbs

How to Use

Aromatherapy Diffusers:

You can simply add a few drops of Ajowan essential oil to diffuser for aromatherapy purposes. Its surprising therapeutic characteristics can help to clear up your sinuses, as well as ease your coughs.

Other way to use it in diffusers is to blend essential oil with spicy oils ie. sage, bergamot essential oil, lemon oil and orange.

For Massage:

You can add Ajowan oil in your massaging blends as well, however it’s recommended to go through skin patch test to make sure there is no allergic reaction for your skin type.

You can add two or four drops of ajwain oil to a teaspoon of your favorite carrier oil like jojoba.

Medicinal Uses:

Some studies about Ajwain/Ajowan oil suggest that oil may stimulate appetite. Make sure to consult with your doctor before using the oil.

Health Benefits

1. Fight bacteria and fungi

Carom seeds have powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties.

2. May lower blood pressure

Some studies indicates that thymol — a major component of Ajowan Essential Oil — may have calcium-channel-blocking effects and could help lower blood pressure levels.

3. Combats peptic ulcers and relieves indigestion

Some research indicates that Ajawain seed extract may combat peptic ulcers, which are sores of the esophagus, stomach, or small intestine.