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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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 %