Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague

Family : Apiaceae

Local name : Ajowan, Joni-guti (As.)

Erect annual ghabrous or minutely pubescent herb; leaves rather distant, bi- or tripinnate, linear; flowers white; fruits ovoid, muricate, subhispid.

Distribution : Occasionally cultivated by the medicinemen.

Uses :  Seeds used in loss of appetite and flatulence.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam