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Pharmaceutical Benefits and Multidimensional uses of Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi L.)

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Pharmacognosy Communications,2021,11,2,138-141.
Published:April 2021
Type:Short Communication

Pharmaceutical Benefits and Multidimensional uses of Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi L.)

Mohamad Hesam Shahrajabian1, Wenli Sun1, Qi Cheng1,2,*

1Biotechnology Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, CHINA.

2College of Life Sciences, Hebei Agricultural University, Baoding, Global Alliance of HeBAU-CLS&HeQiS for BioAl-Manufacturing, Baoding, Hebei, CHINA.

Abstract:

Introduction: Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi L.) seeds are derived from a herb plant of the family Apiaceae. It is also known as Ajowan caraway, bishops weed or carom and has substantial medicinal properties. Methods: The keywords of Ajwain, traditional medicine, health benefits, pharmaceutical science and health benefits were searched in Google Scholar, Scopus, Research Gate and PubMed. Results: Ajwain oil has a wide range of medicinal applications, such as antibacterial, antifungal, antiinflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, cytotoxic, antilithiasis, nematicidal, anthelmintic, and antifilarial activities. The seeds have stimulant, sialagogue, stomachic, carminative, aromatic, antiseptic, antihypertensive, antispasmodic, antiparasitic, anthihistamine, antiscorbutic, vermicide, emmenagogue, digestive and antiseptive properties. Conclusion: Ajwain is one of the most important medicinal plants and can promote good health and serve as a nutrition therapy on the basis of traditional Asian medicine.

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Vancouver Style :: Shahrajabian MHesam, Sun W, Cheng Q. Pharmaceutical Benefits and Multidimensional uses of Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi L.). Pharmacognosy Communications. 2021;11(2):138-141.  (124.11 KB)
MLA Style: Shahrajabian MHesam, Sun W, Cheng Q. Pharmaceutical Benefits and Multidimensional uses of Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi L.). Pharmacognosy Communications. 2021;11(2):138-141.  (124.11 KB)
CSE Style: Shahrajabian MHesam, Sun W, Cheng Q. Pharmaceutical Benefits and Multidimensional uses of Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi L.). Pharmacognosy Communications. 2021;11(2):138-141.  (124.11 KB)
APA Style: Shahrajabian MHesam, Sun W, Cheng Q. Pharmaceutical Benefits and Multidimensional uses of Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi L.). Pharmacognosy Communications. 2021;11(2):138-141.  (124.11 KB)

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