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Ajwain (carom seeds) also known as Bishop’s weed or thymol seeds have their place in the same family as dill, anise, fennel. Ajwain is a regularly used spice in the preparation of most Indian dishes because of its flavouring and curative properties. Ajwain seeds when eaten raw may taste bitter or spicy. Therefore, it is usually used in ‘tadkas’ when making dal.
Ajwain is known for its medicinal properties. Eating ajwain helps in easing gas and resolving other digestive issues. Eating ajwain also increases the appetite by enhancing digestion. Ajwain may be beneficial for the proper functioning of the kidneys and the respiratory system. So pregnant women can also benefit from eating ajwain during pregnancy.