Green Sense Ajwain,a small oval shaped aromatic seed may taste a bit bitter or pungent in the first go but work their magic slowly and steadily.The leaves come from the ajwain plant which is often called the “Indian Borage”.They are usually sold whole.The seeds are often chewed on their own for medicinal value, tasting bitingly hot and bitter, leaving the tongue numb for a while.Cooking ajwain mellows it somewhat ;when crushed, they have a strong and distinctive thyme-like fragrance.
Bishop’s weed has many health benefits and is effective in easing intestinal colic, stimulating the appetite and even in healing bronchial asthma. It is a great spice if you are looking to shed some extra kilos.
The seeds work great as a seasoning and add a pleasing flavour to several foods. Ajwain seeds are used as a tempering for dals, pakoras, breads etc. You can also boil 2 teaspoons of roasted ajwain seeds in water and drink it after straining. Green Sense’s Organic bishop weed can add a subtle taste to your Indian dishes as well as supplements like chutney and dips.
Did you Know:
Ajwain oil, which is found in the seeds, is used in India as an antiseptic to treat nasal catarrh and as an antifungal for skin diseases.
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