Author(s): Himanshi Dahiya, Kumari Sonia, Sanjit Boora, Suman Yadav, Sulochana Kaushik, Sandeep Singh, Jaya Parkash Yadav, Samander Kaushik


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00541   

Address: Himanshi Dahiya1, Kumari Sonia1, Sanjit Boora1, Suman Yadav1, Sulochana Kaushik2, Sandeep Singh3, Jaya Parkash Yadav2, Samander Kaushik1*
1Centre for Biotechnology, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Hr), India.
2Department of Genetics, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Hr), India.
3Department of Biochemistry, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (Hr), India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 16,      Issue - 7,     Year - 2023

Medicinal plants have many secondary metabolites, making them a good source of medication or therapeutic agents. Medicinal plants or their parts can be the only source of treatment or effective management for various life-threatening infections. Phytomedicines are safer than chemical-based therapeutic agents due to their lower risk of side effects. Medicinal plant-based therapeutics therapy is rapid, sensitive, specific, economical, and readily available for all; therefore, ethnomedicine is gaining more interest worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), around 4000 million people regularly utilize medicinal plants to treat various illnesses. Allopathic drugs are accessible throughout the World. Medicinal herbs are still widely used, attributable to public trust in their therapeutic usefulness in many regions of the World. Almost 2000 ethnic groups have their traditional medical systems across the World. Ayurveda is one of India's most well-known ancient medical systems that has persevered and flourished over the centuries. Herbal products have been successfully employed in health treatment since ancient times. Trachyspermum ammi L. (Ajwain) is one of the famous medicinal plants belonging to the family Apiaceae. Trachyspermum ammi is a native plant to Egypt. Trachyspermum ammi is a popular seed spice crop in India. Trachyspermum ammi contains various bioactive components that have long been recognized for their medicinal and antimicrobial products. The present review describes the botanical, phytochemical, ethnomedicinal, and pharmacological information related to Trachyspermum ammi.

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Himanshi Dahiya, Kumari Sonia, Sanjit Boora, Suman Yadav, Sulochana Kaushik, Sandeep Singh, Jaya Parkash Yadav, Samander Kaushik. Trachyspermum ammi (Ajwain): A Sacred plant with High Medicinal and Therapeutic potential. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(7):3285-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00541

Himanshi Dahiya, Kumari Sonia, Sanjit Boora, Suman Yadav, Sulochana Kaushik, Sandeep Singh, Jaya Parkash Yadav, Samander Kaushik. Trachyspermum ammi (Ajwain): A Sacred plant with High Medicinal and Therapeutic potential. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology 2023; 16(7):3285-8. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2023.00541   Available on:

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