Fresh green leaves always give a new taste and flavour to any dish. Ajwain in particular is known for its tangy and distinct flavour. Apart from being used in various dishes to enhance the flavour it is also consumed to improve digestion and boost metabolism. However, health experts believe that chewing ajwain leaves are also very effective.
Instantly relieves stomach pain
Ajwain seeds are helpful in eliminating issues like stomach pain and constipation. Even chewing ajwain leaves can do the trick as it helps relieve stomach pain. These leaves are also helpful in alleviating menstrual pain. More often it is consumed with rock salt and warm water to ease stomach pain and acidity problems.
Ajwain leaves are said to be full of anti-inflammatory properties and hence when chewed regularly can reduce inflammation in the body especially affecting the digestive tract.
Controls oral bacterial growth
It is said that ajwain leaves also have anti-bacterial properties. Chewing these leaves controls the growth of oral bacteria, reducing oral health issues and bad breath. Apart from that its tangy flavour acts as a mouth freshener making you feel fresh for a long time.
Boosts respiratory system
Ajwain leaves contain thymol which has antimicrobial properties. As a result, when chewed on a regular basis these leaves help boost the respiratory system making it stronger. In cities known for huge air pollution or in patients with a weak respiratory system, chewing ajwain leaves can be an effective remedy for strengthening the respiratory system.
Provides relief from cough and cold
These leaves have expectorant properties which give relief from cough and cold. It also helps the patient get relief from nasal congestion and soothe sore throat symptoms.
Good for diabetic patients
It is said that eating ajwain leaves along with bael leaves two to three times a day can impact the polyuria funds in diabetes thereby controlling the risk associated with it.