Botanical Name: Trachyspermum copticum
Plant Part: Seeds
Description / Color / Consistency: Ajowan is an herbaceous annual, 30 -70 cm (1 -2 ft) in height, bearing feathery leaves and red flowers. The oil is a pale yellowy brown, and thin.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: Ajowan has a herbaceous, spicy, medicinal odor, with a strong top not similar to thyme.
Blends With: This oil blends well with thyme, Prasley and Sage Dalmatian.
Product Abstract: Also known as Bishop’s Weed and Indian Thyme, it is native to India, but also cultivated in Iran, Egypt, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
- Cosmetic Grade: India
- Steam-Distilled: India
- Cosmetic Grade: Cosmetic Grade oils are suitable for applications in skin and hair formulations including creams, lotions, shampoos etc. and are for external use only. The oils have been modified from their natural state in line with IP/BP/EP/USP (pharma) standards to suit the commercial requirements of the industry.
- Steam-Distilled: Natural Essential Oils are 100% pure, extracted through steam distillation and sold as is without any alteration to their composition. The oils are highly volatile and potent and retain almost all of their therapeutic benefits. They are ideal for natural and high end cosmetic formulations, can be applied directly (after appropriate dilution) or used for aromatherapy benefits.
- Organic: Natural Essential Oils that are also Certified Organic (USDA/ECOCERT/INDOCERT)
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in containers (for safe shipping) be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.