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Botanical name: Trachyspermum copticum
Plant part: herb
Extraction method: steam distilled
Colour: pale yellow brown
Description: Ajowan is an Asian member of the Apiaceae or Umbellifierae family. It is an annual herb, 30-70 cm high, with feathery leaves and red flowers.
Common uses: Used in Ayurvedic medicine, ajowan oil is a potent antimicrobial agent: it is antiseptic, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic.
Ajowan is used externally to relieve arthritis and is also much valued for its antispasmodic, stimulant, tonic, and carminative properties.
Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.
Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.
It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
Essential oils should be avoided in pregnancy due to their possible skin sensitising effects.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.
Everyday, super simple uses for essential oils
Essential oils are used to fragrance soap (2%-3%), balms (0.5%), skin creams and butters (0.5%).