Caraway – Carum Carvi - Spice

Blending Note: Top

Origin: Switzerland

Other Producers: Finland the Netherlands, Egypt, Central Europe Canada,

Main Benefits: Reduce risks of heart disease, Killing Intestinal Worms 

Properties: Galactogogue, Tonic, Antiseptic, Cardiac, Anti-Spasmodic, Carminative, Disinfectant,

Digestive, Stomachic, Diuretic, Emenagogue, Expectorant, Aperitif, Astringent, Insecticide, Stimulant,


Allergic Warning: Sensitive Skin

Short History of Caraway:

In many religious books, the medicinal properties of caraway seeds have been explained and appreciated. It is said to be the cure for nearly all diseases.

About Caraway:

The essential oil of Caraway is extracted from the seeds of the caraway plant. The height of the plant is about 18 – 30 inches tal. lThe fleshy yellow roots have a white meat that has a slight carroty taste. Little white flowers which appear on branching stems on umbels. The fruits, taste and smell like anise and is used in casseroles, desserts, liquor and many other food. You can also cook the root like carrots. The seeds we know as caraway are actually brown aromatic fruits. They retain their power for up to three years, and 10,000 seeds make up an ounce. When growing caraway from seed, it is common to sow caraway seeds in the same drills as coriander during May or early June. Caraway is a biennial plant which means that it only blooms after the second year and then dies.

It reseeds easily and can grow to be invasive if left unattended. Seeds can be sown in the fall which may cause the caraway plant to bloom during the first growing season. Having the characteristic flavour and door of the fruit, caraway oil is often used in the manufacture of toilet articles such as perfumes and soaps. The essential oil of Caraway is extracted from the seeds of the caraway plant. It is advised to consume Caraway essential oil it with honey. Caraway oil gives immediate relief from all sorts of spasms and the ailments associated with spasms. Unlike Caraway oil, which is completely safe for children?


Medicinal Uses:

Increasing Milk, Flatulence, Indigestion, Coughs, Allergies, Disinfectant, Antiseptic, Colon, Respiratory, Urinary, Wounds, Ulcers, Bacteria, Tetanus, Strengthen Cardiac Muscles, Lower Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Spasms, Muscle Cramps, Breathlessness, Hiccups, Gas, Indigestion, Kidneys, PMS, Bronchitis, Constipation, Heart, Liver, Skin, Brain, Lice, Colds, rashes, Acne, warts, Arthritis, Gout, Nausea, Fever 


Other Uses:

Soap, Lotion, Perfume, Breath Fresheners, Massage