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Ajowan Oil

Botanical Name of Raw Material: Trachyspermum ammi L.

Ajowan is an annual herb in the family of Apiaceae. This spice is popular in Indian cooking. The essential oil of Ajowan is obtained by the steam distillation of dried seeds of Trachyspermum ammi L. The product comes in a liquid format and is pale yellow to brownish yellow in colour. It has the characteristic odour of cyminic, with a thymolic after note. The major components of Ajowan oil are Gama-terpinene P-Cymene and Thymol. The product is majorly used in flavour preparations.

SpecFormatSolubility
Thymol: 20.0 – 60.0%LiquidOil Soluble

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Our Process

STEAM DISTILLATION

Steam distillation is the technical process applied to recover the heat sensitive compounds from spices. Spice oils are unstable and heat sensitive compounds are present in the spice.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How is Ajowan essential oil obtained?

Ajowan essential oil is obtained by the steam distillation of dried seeds of Trachyspermum ammi L.

What is the flavour, colour and aroma of Ajowan essential oil?

Ajowan essential oil has the characteristic odour of cyminic, with a thymolic after note. The product comes in a liquid format and is pale yellow to brownish yellow in colour.

What are the uses of Ajowan Oil?

Ajowan oil is a popular ingredient in flavor applications and pharma & nutraceuticals segment.

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