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The Caraway essential oil ( Carum carvi ) is 100% organic and 100% natural. It is obtained by steam distillation of the seed. This plant is cultivated in Hungary.
This organic essential oil is a HEBBD oil (Botanically and Biochemically Defined Essential Oil). This product is classified as a natural aroma (edible).
From the apiacea family, Caraway, or Meadow Cumin, is an antigas and disgestive plant.
Caraway Oil has a sweet spicy odour with a slight peppery smell. In vapor therapy it can be used as a tonic for the nerves, soothing mental fatigue, helping the digestive system, while also boosting the respiratory tract. As an expectorant it helps clear bronchitis, bronchial asthma and coughs. It is also helpful in cases of sore throats and laryngitis and beneficial to the urinary system, helping to flush toxins out. Nursing mothers also use it to increase milk flow and women in general find that it helps to relieve period pains. It is an effective tissue regenerator and useful for fighting oily skin while dispersing bruises, reducing boils and cleaning infected wounds. Furthermore, it relieves itching skin and helps to clear acne as well as scalp problems. It is also used in perfumery and the soap industry.
Other names: Carvi
Contraindications: Non toxic, non sensitising. Can cause dermal irritation in concentration.
Major biochemical compounds: Carvone, limonene, cis- & trans-dihydrocarvone, perillaldehyde, myrcene
|Perfumery Note||Top - Middle|
|Aroma||Spicy, woody and warm|
|Color||Colorless to pale yellow|
|Therapeutic Benefit||Anti-inflammatory, spasmolytic, antimicrobial, antioxidant, carminative and immunomodulatory. Used for IBD, specifically colitis.|
|Country of origin||Hungary|
|Density to 20°C (g/cm³ )||0.910|
|Volume (g/ml)||5 g/5.55 ml, 15 g/16.65 ml|
|Extraction process||Steam distillation|
|Part of the plant||Seed|
|No animal testing||✔|
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