Botanical Name: Carum carvi
Method of Extraction: Steam distilled
Parts Used: Seeds
Country of Origin: Egypt
Pesticide/chemical free, wild crafted/organic.
Benefits: Galactogogue, antihistaminic, antiseptic, anti spasmodic, carminative, digestive, stomachic, disinfectant, diuretic, emenagogue, expectorant, aperitif, astringent, insecticide, stimulant, tonic, and vermifuge. increase milk in the breasts, curb histamin to fight coughs, protect wounds against becoming septic, and is very good for the heart. Cures spasms and cramps, removes excess gas, promotes digestion, maintains stomach health, fights infections, increases urination and helps remove toxins from body. Regulates menstrual cycles, cures coughs, increases appetite, contracts gums and muscles, kills insects, stimulates secretions, and generally increases overall health.
Scent: Sweet spicy odour with a slight peppery smell.
GALACTOGOGUE: a known remedy for increasing milk production for lactating mothers. It is advised to consume Caraway essential oil it with honey. It enhances both the quantity and the quality of milk. The baby feeding on this milk is also kept safe from flatulence and indigestion due to the properties of this essential oil.
ANTISEPTIC & DISINFECTANT: effectively cures infections of the colon, as well as in the digestive, respiratory, urinary and excretory systems, along with treating also external infections. It inhibits the growth of bacteria and fungi and prevents the infection of wounds and ulcers. It is also antiseptic and protects wounds against developing tetanus.
DIGESTIVE & STOMACHIC: taken with warm water and a pinch of plain or black salt cures all sorts of indigestion and speeds up digestion by stimulating the secretion of gastric juices, acids, and bile into the stomach. Caraway oil is also stomachic, that is, it keeps the stomach healthy by protecting it from infections, curing ulcers, and facilitating digestion.
DIURETIC: literally a blessing for those who are suffering from obstructed urination, renal calculi, high blood pressure or those who want to lose weight. An increase in the frequency and quantity of urination can help you in all of the above situations. Caraway oil stimulates urination, thereby lowering blood pressure, reducing fat, removing uric acid and cleaning deposits from the kidney.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.