Caraway oil is scientifically known as Carum carvi and also labeled with Apium carvi. Caraway seeds popularly used as spice in Europe as well as in India and several region of Indian subcontinent. Caraway is a biennial plant belongs to Apiaceae family and its native place Asia, Europe and northern America. Caraway Oil basically obtained via steam distillation from the caraway seeds.
Caraway oil helps to calms the nerves and soothes mental fatigue. Many people use caraway oil to treats stomach ache, nervous digestion, colic, Flatulence and gastric problems. As an expectorant, it also helps to clear bronchitis, bronchial asthma, and coughs. It is stated to be beneficial in cases of sore throats and Laryngitis and recommended to the urinary system. It is used to be said that Caraway is also good for supporting to flush toxins out. Breast Feeding / Lactating mothers use it to increase milk production and also it helps to relieve maturation pains. It also regenerate skin-tissue and reduce oil from oily pores and skin while dispersing bruises, reducing boils and cleansing (contaminated) infected wounds. Furthermore, it relieves
in itching skin and helps to clear (pimples) acne as properly as scalp related problems.
Caraway seeds oil functions:
It acts as an anti-histaminic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aperitif, astringent, cardiac, carminative, digestive, disinfectant, diuretic, galactagogue, expectorant, parasitic idée, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, and vermifuge.
The oil of caraway seeds looks as a faded yellow to brownish-amber in appearance. Many people said that it’s flavor is similar as Anise seed because the major aroma comes from essential oil in most cases carvone, Limonene & anethole.