Caraway Seed Essential Oil Profile
Botanical: Carum carvi | Origin: Hungary | Method: Steam Distilled
Caraway seed oil is a clear to pale yellow mobile liquid with a musky, slightly sweet, seedy aroma resembling rye bread. It blends well with basil, cassia, chamomile, cinnamon, coriander, frankincense, ginger, lavender, and jasmine oils.
These are naturally occurring in the essential oil.
Antihistaminic, anti-microbial, antiseptic, aperitif, astringent, carminative, digestive, diuretic, disinfectant, emmenagogue, expectorant, insecticide, galactagogue, spasmolytic, stimulant, stomachic, tonic, vermifuge.
Caraway seed oil is considered non-toxic and non-irritating. However, caraway seed oil may cause skin irritation in concentration or in large amounts. Always dilute caraway seed oil for topical use.
Primary Therapy Agent:
Dyspepsia, intestinal colic, nervous indigestion, flatulence, gastric spasm, menstrual cramps, low milk supply, lack of appetite, laryngitis, bronchitis.
Secondary Therapy Agent:
Mental or emotional stress, skin and scalp infections, oily skin, acne, bruising, laxative, urinary tonic.