Ajwain Water Benefits for Weight Loss – How to make and Drink

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Now we will talk about, How to Lose Weight with Ajwain Water.

Ajwain or carom seeds are a widely used herb in India for cooking daily meals and for medicinal purposes. Carom seeds also commonly known as Bishop’s weed, it has a lot of health benefits as well. There are topics of discussion regarding Ajwain and reducing weight. So does Ajwain water really aid in weight loss?

Yes in many ways, let’s check all of them.

Ajwain Water for weight loss

How does Ajwain help in weight loss?

Ajwain has amazing benefits in weight loss and should be included in your daily routine. Ajwain has some laxative properties which helps in producing bowel movement which clears your stomach regularly and helps in keeping your digestive system healthy.

Let’s go deeper, Adding a few carom seeds in water and consuming it daily can help in combating obesity efficiently. Since Ajwain is herbal in nature, it is always preferred for stubborn problems such as reducing hard belly fat. The following points describe in how many ways carom seeds aid in weight loss.

  • Carom seeds have some cumulative properties which help in improving digestionand gastrointestinal system. It helps in combating nausea, gas and other stomach related problems.
  • Another great benefit of Ajwain water, it also helps in increasing the metabolismof your body which ultimately helps in boosting fat loss. An increased metabolism burns more calories and fat, with helping to reduce obesity.
  • Carom seeds constitute an important element known as thymol which is helpful in increasing gastric juices secretion and helps in improving digestion by absorbing the food particles at a faster pace.
  • It also contains a number of antioxidants which are helpful in detoxifying the body from harmful toxins and waste materials. The laxative nature of carom seeds also increase digestion and ultimately this helps in easier and faster weight loss.

How to make Ajwain Water for weight loss

As discussed above, drinking Ajwain water everyday can help a lot in losing a few pounds within a short span. Let us now discuss the method of making Ajwain water for weight loss.

You will need: 1 tablespoon carom seeds, 500 ml water and 1 pan.

Step by Step Method:

  1. Roast the carom seeds in a pan till they change color and aroma.
  2. Next, keep 500 ml of water to boil in a pan.
  3. After it starts bubbling, add the roasted carom seeds to it.
  4. Let the water boil for a while until it changes its color to a golden brown shade. Allow the mixture to cool for a while so that the flavor of carom seeds seeps properly in the water.
  5. Strain the mixture to separate the ajwain from the water.

Drink throughout the day to gain maximum benefits (Max 2 Glass). You can also prepare one bottle which can be sip during the whole day.

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Use Ajwain water for reclaiming your weight after delivery

Women always have the concern of putting on a lot of weight after the delivery of their child. Ajwain water is one of the best remedies to keep that weight at bay and also reduce your extra kilos that you have gained during pregnancy. The recipe given above for Ajwain water can be followed every day after delivery to reduce weight.

It reduces water retention and does not allow swelling, which is the major concern post pregnancy. Many people Says Ajwain water speed up recovery after normal or c-section delivery. If taken every day with lukewarm water, Ajwain can help a lot in combating obesity after delivery.

Ajwain Water Recipes with Fat burning Herbs

Apart from drinking ajwain water for belly fat, there are many other ways in consuming Ajwain for weight loss.

Ajwain Saunf Water

Saunf Benefits for Weight loss – Fennel seeds or Saunf is another important ingredient in reducing excess body weight. Saunf increases your metabolism and improves digestion through the diuretic properties it contains. It also helps in getting rid of water retention. It also helps in keeping you full and avoids hunger pangs. Consuming fennel seeds along with Ajwain seeds are very beneficial to make you slim. Check out the Ajwain Saunf water recipe below.

Fennel seeds Ajwain Water

You will need: 100 grams ajwain seeds, 100 grams fennel seeds, grinder, pan and cinnamon (optional).

Step by Step Method:

  1. Dry roast each ingredient separately on a low flame until it changes color.
  2. Grind both in a grinder after they have cooled down. Fill the mixture in a container for future use.
  3. Grind cinnamon separately. It is only added to enhance the flavor and is optional.

Use ½ tablespoon of the mixture daily with plain or lukewarm water to gain maximum benefits in losing weight.

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FAMOUS – Ajwain with Methi and kala Jeera Powder

Along with Carom seeds, Methi (fenugreek seeds) and kala Jeera (black cumin) are very beneficial for reducing weight too.

Methi contains an important compound known as diosgenin which helps in increasing our metabolism rate and reduce fat cells in the body. Adding methi in your daily diet also helps in less consumption and absorption of fat, which helps a lot in your slimming regime.

Kala jeera is another essential ingredient in losing weight and should be included in your daily diet as well. Black cumin contains phytosterols which is helpful in limiting the absorption of cholesterol in your body. It also helps in balancing the blood sugar levels of your body and melting off body fat.

Combining methi, kala jeera and ajwain in some form in your daily diet can help you a lot in reaching the weight which you have been dreaming of. Check out below one of the ways in which you can combine these three wonder ingredients and consume it altogether.

You will need: 250 grams methi seeds, 100 grams kala jeera, 100 grams ajwain seeds, grinder and a pan.


  1. Dry roast each ingredient separately on a low flame until it changes color.
  2. Grind them all together in a grinder after they have cooled down. Fill the mixture in a container for future use.
  3. Use 1 tablespoon of this powder daily in lukewarm water and drink it before going to bed at night.

Consuming this mixture regularly will help you achieve and feel results within few months.

Read More – Methi Ajwain kala Jeera Benefits for Weight Loss

Methi Ajwain Kala Jeera

Ajwain Jeera Fat cutter Water

Cumin seeds are beneficial in obesity due to the high level of antioxidants and Phytosterols which help in flushing out the harmful toxins from your body and lowering the cholesterol levels. As mentioned earlier, Phytosterols help in the least absorption of cholesterol in your body which ultimately helps in lowering the fat accumulation. To use Ajwain seeds and Jeera together in one form, follow the recipe mentioned below.

You will need: 100 grams ajwain, 100 grams jeera, grinder and a pan.

Method: The method is similar to the one mentioned above.

  1. Dry roast each ingredient separately on a low flame until it changes color.
  2. Grind both in a grinder after they have cooled down. Fill the mixture in a container for future use.
  3. Use 1 tablespoon of this powder daily in lukewarm water and drink it before going to bed at night.

Ajwain Water with Honey

Honey is a boon when it comes to reducing weight. It contains certain properties which help in raising the good cholesterol levels in your body. It also decreases cardiovascular strain.

Consuming one tablespoon of honey daily can work wonders for your weight loss regime. We have mentioned a recipe below for combining honey and Ajwain to gain maximum benefits for reducing obesity.

You will need: 100 grams ajwain, honey, grinder, pan and lemon (optional).

Method:  First and Second step is Same as Above (Dry roast ajwain on a low flame until it changes color. Grind it in a grinder after it has cooled down to form a fine powder. Fill it in a container for future use. )Mix the powder with 1 tablespoon of honey in lukewarm water. Add fresh lemon juice, which is optional.

Drink it daily on an empty stomach in the morning for maximum benefits.

Ajwain and Honey

Excess Ajwain Water drinking Side Effects

We have discussed all the health and weight loss benefits associated with carom seeds but they have some side effects too. Ajwain should be consumed in a moderate amount. If not, it could cause some ill effects. At times,

  • consuming carom seeds for a prolonged period of time can lead to nausea, vomiting and dizziness.
  • It can also cause some skin irritation.
  • Other mild side effects include light headaches.

Precaution – One Glass of Ajwain water in morning is sufficient for weight loss. Also Remember to store your carom seeds in a cool and dry place to keep them fresh and usable.

Ajwain Nutrition Facts

Along with the Ajwain water for weight loss and health benefits, it is also very important to know the nutritional value and facts about the herb. Apart from important antioxidants, carom seeds contain a lot of minerals, fiber, protein, sugar and fat.

Take a look at the nutritional content of 100 grams of carom seeds.

  • Calories: 305
  • Protein: 16 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 43 grams
  • Fiber: 39 grams
  • Sodium: 10 grams
  • Saturated Fat: 4 gram
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 15gram

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14 More Ajwain Health Benefits

Apart from weight loss, ajwain has a number of health benefits.

  1. An important use of ajwain in treating diabetes. Consuming ajwain reduces the complications of diabetes including thirst and excess urination.
  2. It is also a great remedy in treating cold and cough. One of the most common home ways in using ajwain to treat cold is to tie ajwain powder in a thin cloth and smelling it at regular intervals. Chewing ajwain seeds can also help in relieving you of extreme cough. It helps to a great extent in treating asthma and bronchitis.
  3. Ajwain also helps women during periods. It helps in relieving you of menstrual pain and keeps your cycle regular. Regular consumption of ajwain can also help in treating excessive bleeding and painful cramps.
  4. Carom seeds help in curing acidity. It reduces acids regurgitation and thus it is advised to consume carom seeds with lukewarm water on a regular basis.
  5. A great remedy for your skin, ajwain can help in treating acne, pimples, blackheads and rashes. Just apply the mixture of ajwain powder and curd on your skin and leave on for a few minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water for better results.
  6. Ajwain is also known for treating arthritis. The anti- inflammatory properties present in ajwain help in relaxing the muscles, thus reducing pain. The most common way of using ajwain to treat arthritis is to rub ajwain oil on the affected area to relieve you from the pain.
  7. Since ajwain helps in improving digestion, it ultimately relieves you from the problem of constipation. It regulates your bowel movement and hence keeps your digestive system healthy.
  8. Consuming ajwain powder with buttermilk after a meal can help you in treating bleeding piles as well.
  9. Ajwain is a great remedy for asthma. Sniffing the fumes of ajwain can help in eliminating nasal congestion. Along with asthma, it also helps in treating other respiratory disorders.
  10. Ajwain consists of a germicide known as thymol which acts as an antiseptic. It is helpful in cleaning and treating wounds and other skin infections.
  11. Ajwain is also used as a main ingredient in toothpastes at times. It helps in relieving tooth ache. You can also gargle ajwain water many times a day to be relieved of the tooth pain.
  12. Many kidney and liver problems are also solved efficiently by regular consumption of ajwain. It helps in reducing the craving for alcohol, which ultimately helps in protecting your liver.
  13. Carom seeds are also used in treating migraines. Ajwain is usually inhaled by wrapping it in a cloth or breathing in the fumes after burning it. It effectively cures headaches.
  14. Ajwain also helps in reducing water retention post pregnancy in women and helps to boost the process of producing breast milk.

There are few other ways you can use Ajwain for weight loss, like Ajwain Raita, Ajwain Paratha, Ajwain in different curry’s and more.

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NOTE - Friends, I am not dietitian or Doctor, I write information here on the basis of my own 25 kilo weight loss experience and sometimes from online research. Please take doctor advice before applying any tip, as each and every human body is different.

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