Carum Carvi L. (Caraway Oil)
One of the oldest herbs in Ayurvedic medicine, the plant is cultivated or gathered to obtain the oil for medicinal use. In ancient times, caraway seeds were used to mask the breath and to relieve stomach problems.
The word ‘caraway’ refers to its origin in the province Caria in Asia Minor. Caraway essential oil is extracted from the seeds of Carvum carvi
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The major components of caraway oil include: D-carvone, Cumuninic aldehyde, Furfural, Limonene, Linalool, Carvone, Acetaldehyde, P-cymene, Diacetyl furfural, Carveol, Acetic aldehyde, Methyl alcohol, Linalyl acetate.