Ajowan is also known as Ajwain, Bishop's Weed, Carum, Omam or Omum. It is native to India. Now it is also grown in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt and Iran. Ajowan is closely related to cumin and caraway, but it contains the essential oil thymol, which gives it a stronger, yet similar taste to thyme.
Ajowan seeds, when crushed, are said to deter cockroaches.
Thymol also is used in medicines that sooth throat irritations and reduce coughs. Ajowan is particularly suited to vegetarian fare and goes best with legumes, breads, root vegetables and fish. These dry seeds keep indefinitely.
The amount of product in the jar you receive is considered the net weight. We have provided that net weight after the jar size, ex: Small glass jar (net 1.25oz). To give you a better understanding of the jar size, see the fluid ounce measurements below.
The small glass bottles hold 2 fluid ounces. The plastic lids have a flip top with a small pour spout.
Medium glass bottles hold 4 fluid ounces. The plastic lids have a split flip top. One side has a larger opening and the other side is a shaker.
Large glass bottles hold 12 fluid ounces. The plastic lids have a split flip top. On side has a larger opening and the other side is a shaker.
All bottles meet FDA requirements for food applications and are 100% recyclable. You can purchase all of our bottles from the Containers section of Spice Ware on this website.
Purchase in bottles:
(net 2.00 oz)
Once you have bought bottles from us, you can then purchase refills for those bottles.
This saves you money by not having to buy the jar again and reducing the shipping weight.
Choose from the three bottle sizes and you will receive a bag containing the correct amount of product
to fill your bottle at home. The bags are sealable and will be labeled with the product name, uses, and
ingredients if applicable. The bags meet FDA requirements for food applications.
They are 100% recyclable and can be put in with all other plastics recycled at home.
Purchase bottle refills (in bags):
Medium glass refill
(net 2.00 oz)
Ajowan is native to southern India.
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