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Ajwain Water - 15 Surprising Health Benefits!

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Dr. Robin Anand 93% (15716 ratings)
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Ayurveda, Ambala  •  8 years experience
Ajwain Water - 15 Surprising Health Benefits!

Ajwain or carom seeds are the best thing to have ever happened to mankind, especially to those of us who suffer from digestive problems on a regular basis. They have a slew of benefits apart from just curing an upset stomach.

Let’s take you through the benefits of ajwain water or carom seeds boiled in water.

  1. AcidityCarom seeds are the best bulwark against acidity, especially when taken along with ginger powder and cumin seeds. For curing flatulence, carom seeds work best when they are soaked in lime juice, dried and then consumed with warm water daily. This works as a miracle against flatulence.
  2. AsthmaAjwain water cleans mucus from the body and provides relief from cold and cough. Apart from this, it also helps in treating bronchitis and asthma. The effects are even better if you take ajwain with jaggery twice a day. For best relief from cold, inhale the steam of carom seeds infused in hot water.
  3. Irregular menses: Ajwain water is an excellent remedy for getting regular periods.
  4. Liver and kidney malfunction: Ajwain water treats intestinal pains caused due to indigestion and also gets rid of liver and kidney malfunctions.
  5. Weight loss: Ajwain water taken on an empty stomach every day helps dissolve body fat and helps to reduce weight. You can also consume 1tsp of carom seeds on an empty stomach every morning to reap its weight loss benefits.
  6. Tooth painAjwain seeds have been proven to cure tooth pain. Ajwain oil mixed with olive oil and water is an excellent panacea for tooth ache and bad mouth odour. This mixture also maintains oral hygiene.
  7. Itching, boils, and eczemaAjwain seeds ground into a paste with lukewarm water and applied on the affected parts of the body can get rid of boils and itching.
  8. ArthritisA massage with carom seeds oil on joints affected with arthritis is an excellent way to get rid of pain.
  9. Trembles: Ajwain soaked in water in the night and consumed the next morning on a daily basis is useful in treating trembling and shaking of limbs.
  10. Eye cleanser: Cold ajwain water can be used to wash itchy eyes for cleaning them.
  11. FluCarom seeds boiled with cinnamon powder in water is one of the best natural remedies for flu.
  12. Diarrhea: Ajwain water taken twice daily is an excellent cure for diarrhea.
  13. Menstrual crampsCarom seeds work as a nerve tonic and are used to relax nerves during menses, decreasing menstrual cramps. You can also apply carom seed oil on the lower abdomen to get relief.
  14. Heart: Ajwain water can cure chest pains. You can add jaggery to get instant relief.
  15. Lactation: Ajwain water is excellent for lactating women as it increases milk flow. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an ayurveda.
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