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Healthy Food Database - Ajowan Seed

Small, pale-brown seeds that look like celery seeds. Collected from an annual cultivated in India and Iran, ajowan has a distinct thyme-like flavour.
Category: Spice
In Season:
To Buy: Buy whole, dried seeds.
To Store: Store in an airtight container away from heat and light. Best used within 2 years of buying.
Tips & Tricks: Add to vegetable curries, steamed cabbage, carrots, potato and pumpkin. Use in slow-cooked dishes when the flavour of thyme and a slight peppery spiciness is wanted. Delicious in savoury biscuits and pastries.

Nutrition (1 Cup):

Amines: Amines come the breakdown or fermentation of proteins. High amounts are found in cheese, chocolate, wine, beer and yeast extracts. Smaller amounts are present in some fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes, avocados, bananas.

For those with sensitivities, low foods are almost never a problem, moderate and high foods may cause reactions, depending on how sensitive you are and how much is eaten. Very high foods will most often cause unwanted symptoms in sensitive individuals. No information available
Salicylates: Naturally occurring plant chemicals found in several fruits, vegetables, nuts, herbs and spices, jams, honey, yeast extracts, tea and coffee, juices, beer and wines. Also present in flavourings, perfumes, scented toiletries and some medications.

For those with sensitivities, low foods are almost never a problem, moderate and high foods may cause reactions, depending on how sensitive you are and how much is eaten. Very high foods will most often cause unwanted symptoms in sensitive individuals. No information available

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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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