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Ajowan

  • India
  • Organic
  • Essential oil

Trachyspermum ammi

Commercial name: Organic Essential Oil of Ajowan
Botanical name: Trachyspermum ammi = Carum copticum
Origin: India
Processing method: Steam distillation of the crushed seeds
Organic status: EU and NOP

EINECS-CAS: 91745-13-0
Alternative CAS: 8001-99-8
EC: 294-681-3

Odour: Characteristic, strong odour similar to thyme oil
Appearance: pale yellow to brown liquid

Relative density (25°C): 0.890 to 0.980
Refractive index (25°C): 1.450 to 1.600
Optical rotation (25°C): 0° to +5°
Flash point: 49°C (closed cup)

Thymol: +- 50%
Gamma-Terpinene: +- 30%

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