Plectranthus Amboinicus Ajwain Patta Herbal in Small Polybag
A herbs with strong smell. Leaves are used for treating commen cold and fever. Ajwain Plant: Ajwain is known as carom seeds in English, however most commonly famous as ajwain seeds. Ajwain plant is also known as bishop’s weed. It was first originated in the eastern Mediterranean regions like Egypt which was then spread to all across the world. Its seeds and leaves are used for the medicinal and cooking purposes in India.
Get these beauties in colorful pots. It also helps in stimulating uterine contractions at the time of delivery. A teaspoonful of leaves juice when given to babies would cure their cough,cold,fever,sore throat,nasal congestion and chest congestion. an attractive, evergreen perennial plant with lemon-scented thick succulent stems and fleshy leaves The plant is harvested from the wild, mainly for local use as a food and medicine. It is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental and also for its edible leaves, which are particularly popular in All parts of the India. Traditional Indian cooking needs traditional Indian flavors, if you have zero space and no green thumb to speak of you can still grow Ajwain plant! The plus with growing herbs that are appropriately suited to a tropical climate is that they thrive and will reward you with bursts of flavor in your food and they have medicinal benefits as well.
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|Growing Conditions||It requires acidic to neutral soils for deep growth|
A plant with many names, Ajwain is commonly called Cuban Oregano and also bears the monikers Mexican Mint, Plectranthus amboinicus, Indian Borage and Caribbean Oregano. Ajwain is a strongly aromatic herb with a sage-like flavour This evergreen perennial works well in mixed beds and mass plantings and as a ground-cover. Its edible, fragrant, rounded leaves bear a terminal point, serrated margins and a soft pubescence. Cuban Oregano produces trumpet-shaped, lavender, pink or white flowers. The spicy fresh leaves are used to scent laundry and the hair The leaves are taken internally in the treatment of coughs and colds, bronchitis, asthma, digestive problems, menstrual pains, labour pains, delayed labour, post-partum pain and to aid expulsion of the afterbirth Succeeds in full sun or shade
Ajwain is an attractive, perennial, subshrub, trailing or erect and reaching nearly a meter in height. Believed to be native to the Moluccas, this plant was long ago introduced into many areas of the Old World tropics and some of the Pacific islands and, because of its aromatic leaves, often used as a substitute for Ajwain or thyme. It has also been cultivated in the Far East for its essential oil. Before the end of the 19th century the plant was scattered about the Caribbean and, sparsely, from northern Venezuela to Yucatan, adopted in these areas more as a folk-remedy than as a flavoring herb. Only in recent years has country Ajwain been given moderate attention as a culinary species in the Bahamas and Florida. Commercial culture and distribution to specialty markets will quite likely result in much broader utilization of this exotic herb.