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CARAWAY SEED OIL
Latin Name: Carum carvi
Alternate Names: Karawya, Roman Cumin
Parts Used: Seeds.
Properties: Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Aperitive, Aromatic, Astringent, Carminative, Circulatory Stimulant, Digestive Tonic, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Expectorant, Galactagogue, Stomach Tonic, Stimulant, Tonic, Vermifuge.
Internal Uses: Bronchitis, Chemotherapy Nausea, Colic, Cramps, Crohn's Disease, Dysmenorrhea, Dyspepsia, Flatulence, Hiccups, Hysteria, Wheezing
Internal Applications: Tea, Tincture, Capsules.
Caraway improves circulation and is used as a calming herb for a wide variety of gastrointestinal problems. It aids in the digestion of starches. Being an antispasmodic it can help relax intestinal and uterine cramping. It can be made into a tea to relieve respiratory congestion. Excellent to use for childrens' digestive problems.
Topical Uses: Bruises
Topical Applications: Poultice for bruises. Essential oil used in mouthwash and gargles.
Eating a few seeds after a meal freshens the breath. Chew the seeds for shortness of breath when traveling to high elevations.
Culinary uses: Caraway is added to cabbage, cheese, crackers, pickles, rye bread, liquers, soups and roasted apples. Leaves may be chopped and added to salads. Root is also edible as a vegetable. Kümmel and Aquavit are digestive liqueurs.
Energetics: Pungent, Warm.
Chemical Constituents: Essential oil (arvene, carvone, limonene), linoleic acid, oleic acid, flavonoids, polysaccharides, tannins, coumarins, resin.
Comments: Peasants have fed Caraway seeds to their chickens, geese and pigeons to keep them from straying. Holland is the world's largest producer of Caraway.
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EGYPTION CARAWAY SEED OIL SPECIFICATION DATA SHEET
Product Description :- Caraway Essential Oil Obtained From Seeds & Fruits By Steam Distillation
Common Name :- Caraway Seed Essential Oil
Synonyms :- Caraway Oil
Botanical Name :- Carum Carvi
Family :- Umbelliferae
Country Of Origin :- Egypt
Part Of The Plant Used :- Seeds & Fruits
Extraction Method :- Steam Distillation
CAS NO. :- 800-42-8
EINECS NO. :- 85940-31-4
FEMA NO. :- 2238
Appearance :- Clear Liquid
Color :- Colorless To Pale Yellow Clear Liquid
Odor :- Strong Characteristic Odor Of Carvone (Reminiscent Of Carvone Odor).
Refractive Index at 20°C.:- 1. 485 to 1.497
Optical Rotation at 20°C :- +70.00 to +80.00
Specific Gravity at 20°C :- 0.900 to 0.950
Flash Point :- 145°F
Boiling Point :- 193 - 231°C
Freezing Point :- 15°C to 19°C
Shelf Life :- 3 Years Under Good Storage Conditions
Storage :- Store In a Cool Place In Closed Container At or Below 10°C In Dark Place
Paking :- Glass Aluminium OR Tin –Lined Container OR Polyethelene Drum
Quality :-100% Pure & Natural
Solubility :- Insoluble In Water, Soluble In Alcohol & Oils
Chemical Data by GC, FID:
Compounds Name :- Percentage
Limonene :- 5 to 15 %
Carvone :- 55 to 85 %