Surprising Benefits of Carom Seed Water

  1. FIGHT BACTERIA AND FUNGI: Carom seeds have powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties. This is likely attributed to two of its active compounds, thymol, and carvacrol, which have been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria and fungi
  2. WEIGHT LOSS: Ajwain water taken on an empty stomach every day helps dissolve body fat and helps to reduce weight. You can also consume 1 tsp of carom seeds on an empty stomach every morning to reap its weight loss benefits
  3. IRREGULAR MENSES: Ajwain water is an excellent remedy for getting regular periods.
  4. MENSTRUAL CRAMPS: Carom seeds work as a nerve tonic and are used to relax nerves during menses, decreasing menstrual cramps. You can also apply carom seed oil on the lower abdomen to get relief.
  5. ASTHMA: One of the important health benefits of ajwain seed is that ajwain water cleans mucus from the body and provides relief from cold and cough. Apart from this, it also helps in treating bronchitis and asthma. The effects are even better if you take ajwain with jaggery twice a day. For best relief from cold, inhale the steam of carom seeds infused in hot water.
  6. ARTHRITIS: A massage with carom seeds oil on joints affected with arthritis is an excellent way to get rid of the pain.
  7. ACIDITY: Carom seeds are the best bulwark against acidity, especially when taken along with ginger powder and cumin seeds. For curing flatulence, carom seeds work best when they are soaked in lime juice, dried, and then consumed with warm water daily. This works as a miracle against flatulence.
  8. FOR EAR AND TOOTHACHE: To ease a dreaded ear pain, two drops of ajwain oil are enough. For instant relief from tooth-ache, gargle with a mix of lukewarm water, 1 teaspoon of ajwain, and salt. Simply inhaling the fumes of burning ajwain seeds can do wonders for an aching tooth. Besides this, it acts as a great mouthwash and maintains good oral hygiene.
  9. MOSQUITO REPELLENT: If your market-bought mosquito repellent fails to work, you can always make one at home. Combine mustard oil with ajwain seeds and apply it on cardboard pieces that you can tie in the corners of your room to ward off mosquitoes. Using this spice as a repellent fills your house with a beautiful scent unlike the fumes released from coils.
  10. CLEANSING SKIN: Ajwain powder is especially useful in lightening acne scars. Apply a paste on the affected area for 10-15 minutes and then rinse. This effective home remedy can come to great help in getting rid of dirt from the skin.