SuperFood Series: Benefits of Carom Seeds (Ajwain) part1!!

Ajwain is such a thing, which not only enhances the taste of food, but can also help in keeping the health right. This is why celery is used more in Indian food. This is the reason that in this article of Stylecrase, we will make you go through the benefits of eating celery. Apart from this, we will also explain what may be the disadvantages of eating celery due to excessive intake. Of course, eating celery has its benefits, but it is not the exact cure for a problem. Yes, it can definitely help in the symptoms or prevention of physical problems, but do not forget to consider it a cure for a serious illness. Let us know in detail the advantages and disadvantages of Ajwain.

What is Ajwain?

Ajwain is a kind of spice. Its plant is green, leaves like feathers and seeds are of small oval shape. It belongs to the family of cumin and fennel. Its scientific name is Trachyspermum ammi. It is bitter and pungent in taste. Ajwain is known by various names, such as Omam in Tamil, Om Kalugalu in Kannada, Vamu in Telugu and Ayodhamakam in Malayalam.

1. Gas and constipation

Anyone can have gas and constipation problems. In such a case, celery can prove to be effective for this problem. According to a scientific research published on the website of NCBI (National Center for Biotechnology Information), celery has antispasmodic and carminative properties, which can be used to reduce the effect of gas. Also, a compound called thymol is found in plenty in it, which is used to relieve gastrointestinal diseases. In addition, celery can also help digest food, so that the problem of constipation can be kept away and make it easier to pass stool. In this case, it can be said that the benefits of celery can relieve gas and constipation.

2. Asthma

The benefits of celery can also be seen in relieving respiratory tract problems like asthma. Indeed, according to a scientific study published on the NCBI website, celery has anti-asthmatic effect, which has a positive effect on the respiratory system. This may provide some relief from asthma problem.  At the moment, further research is needed on this.

3. Cold, flu and viral infection

A scientific research conducted by the International Journal of Pharmacy and Life Science has reported that about 50% of thymol is present in celery seed, which is mainly known as antibacteria. In addition, thyme may also work to enhance the body’s immune system, thus preventing colds, flu and other viral infections.

4. Diarrhea

The benefits of eating celery can also be seen to relieve diarrhea. A medical research published by the Journal of Applied Pharmacy states that celery has anti-diarrhea effects, which may prove helpful in relieving the problem. At the moment, further scientific research is needed on this.


5. Arthritis

joint painA research paper on the NCBI website states that celery may be beneficial in relieving arthritis (arthritis) and joint pain. At the same time, another research has reported that the anti-inflammatory effects found in celery can help to relieve problems associated with arthritis.

6. Cholesterol

Celery can be used to get rid of the problem of rising cholesterol. Indeed, celery seeds have an antihyperlipidemic effect, which may help reduce the body’s cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, triglycerides, and total lipids. This information is given in a scientific research on the NCBI website.


7. For breastfeeding

After delivery, milk is not produced properly in the breasts of some women, due to which the infant does not get adequate nutrition. In such a situation, the quantity of milk can be increased if the celery is given to the breastfeeding women along with the diet. Celery can help improve milk secretion, relieving insufferable milk supply syndrome .

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