ajowan oil

noun
aj·​o·​wan oil | \ ˈaj-ə-ˌwän- How to pronounce ajowan oil (audio) \
variants: or ajwain oil \ ˈəj-​ˌwīn-​ How to pronounce ajowan oil (audio) \

Medical Definition of ajowan oil

: an almost colorless essential oil containing thymol that is obtained from the fruit of an Indian plant (Trachyspermum ammi synonym Carum copticum) and possesses antimicrobial and medicinal properties

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“Ajowan oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ajowan%20oil. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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