Ajwain has some popularity in the Arabic world and is found in berbere, a spice mixture of Ethiopia which both shows Indian and Arabic heritage. Ajwain used as a calming herb to ease flatulent dyspepsia and intestinal colic, especially in children. It stimulates the appetite. Its astringency is taken advantage of in the treatment of diarrhea, and in laryngitis as a gargle. It is also used in the treatment for bronchitis and bronchial asthma. It has been used to increase milk flow in nursing mothers. Properties of Bishop Seed can be taken advantage of in soothing the digestive tract, muscles such as uterus, etc. It is also useful for menstrual cramps.