Ajwain seed is an original Indian spice cultivated in Northern India and Iran. Since it has a unique thyme-like flavor, it is often used as alternative to Thyme or Caraway Seeds in making vegetable curries and steamed vegetables. Also known as Ajwain Seeds, Bishop’s Weed, or Carom Seed, they are main ingredient in Indian dishes and the secret to their strong yet savory spicy flavor. In most areas in India, Ajwain seeds are used for medicinal purposes because of their proven therapeutic properties. They can be used as antiseptics and traditional medicine aid digestion.

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