Ajowan Essential Oil has a peppery, thyme like aroma and is an excellent essential oil to use when fighting infection and has long been used as a carminative, helping with many digestive issues, alleviating pains due indigestion, flatulence and other types of infections. It is anti-infectious, antibacterial, antiviral, anti-fungal, anti-parasitic, antiseptic and anti-nausea. It is a bronchodilator, relaxing air passages and allowig more oxygen into the lungs. It can be used to ease sinus congestion, colds, coughs, and other respiratory problems and is also believed to be very toxic to a wide range of mould and fungi.
Perfumery Note: Middle
Other names: Trachyspermum, Omum, Ajuan
Contraindications: Toxic. Not recommended for use in aromatherapy. Dermal and mucous membrane irritant.
Major biochemical compounds: γ-Terpinene, thymol, paracymene