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ajowan (ä·jōˑ·wän),

n Latin name:
Trachyspermum ammi; parts used: seeds, oil; uses: in Ayurveda promotes pitta dosha and pacifies vata and kapaha doshas (pungent, bitter, light, dry, sharp), hypotensive, insecticide, molluscicide, antifungal, antibacterial, inhibits hepatitis C virus; seeds: carminative, stimulant, antispasmodic, flatulence, sore throats, bronchitis, decongestant, colds, coughs, influenza, rheumatism; oil: stomach ache, liver tonic, cholera, antiseptic, pain relief; precautions: pregnancy, membrane irritant. Also called
agnivardhana, ajwain, bishop's weed, omum, or
yavanika.
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It possesses various beneficial properties: antiseptic (because of the presence of tulsi and neem), antibiotic (because of the presence of khadirchaal), analgesic (by virtue of tulsi, ajwain, and clove oil), astringent (by virtue of bakulchaal and khadirchaal), and anti-inflammatory and immunity booster (because of the presence of triphala).
Gold hampers include an eggless saffron cake, homemade chocolate box, homemade cookies, kaju katli (sweet cashew nut made with condensed milk and sugar), boondi ladu (sweet gram flour ball named after the 'drops' that form on its surface), apple or pear saffron chutney, ajwain (carom seeds) or mathi matri (savory snacks), anar (pomegranate) sparkles and diyas (oil lamps).