Ajwain leaf, or Plectranthus amboinicus is a tender fleshy perennial plant in the family Lamiaceae with an oregano-like flavor and odor. In India the leaves have many medicinal and ayurvedic applications. It is used for treating cold, cough, and fever in infants. In Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh the leaves are dipped in chick pea batter and fried like pakoras (bajjis).
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Latin Name & Planting Guidance
Latin Name: Plectranthus amboinicus
Hindi Name: Patharchur पत्थरचूर , Patta ajwain पत्ता अजवाइन
Marathi Name: Pathurchur पत्थरचूर
Kannada Name: Karpuravalli ಕರ್ಪೂರವಲ್ಲಿ
Telugu Name: Sugandhavalkam కర్పూరవల్లీ
Tamil Name: Karpuravalli கர்பூரவல்லீ
Malayalam Name: Panikkurkka, Kannikkurkka