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Ajwain leaf (Plectranthus amboinicus)

A tender fleshy perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae with an oregano-like flavor and odor. In India the leaves have many medicinal and ayurvedic applications.

Known as Ajmo or Ajmet in Gujarati, Panikoorka in Malayalam, Vaamaku in Telugu, Doddapatre in Kannada, Pathurchur in Marathi, Patta ajwain in Hindi, and Karpuravalli in Tamil, it is used for treating cold, cough, and fever in infants. In Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh the leaves are dipped in chick pea batter and fried like pakoras(bajjis).

Around the world the names include Cuban oregano, Spanish thyme, Oregano Brujo (Puerto Rico), Indian Borage, Hung chanh (Vietnam), Mexican thyme, Big Thyme (Grenada) and Mexican mint. 

 

 

The extract has been used to treat asthma,dyspepsia, chronic coughs,bronchitis,colic,flatulence and rheumatism. The recommended dose is 1 Tablespoon, 4 times a day. Can be infused and drunk like tea. The poultice of leaves can also be applied directly to boils, carbuncles and swelling, and the pure juice has been poured into the ear to treat earaches.

 

Our plants are healthy when shipped. If for some reason you feel that the plant is damaged during transit please send us a digital photo within 5 days of receipt for us to consider replacement. Due to strict customs regulations we cannot ship plants outside mainland USA.


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