Carum Carvi L.

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


  • Pharmaceutical
  • Traditional
  • Aromatherapy
  • Cosmetic
  • Food & Flavoring
  • Skin & Hair

Active Ingredients

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.


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Pharmacological Activities

  • Antidepressant
  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-diabetic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Expectorant
  • Antiseptic
  • Anti-histaminic
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Carminative
  • Disinfectant
  • Diuretic
  • Astringent
  • Tonic
  • Antimicrobial
  • Antifungal
  • Aromatic
  • Gastrointestinal activity


Scientific Name               :         Carvum Carvi.

Family                                :         Parsley ((Apiaceae, or Umbelliferae)

Common Names             :         Apium carvi,  Caraway Oil

Country of Origin             :         India

Colour                                :         Colorless to pale yellow liquid

Odour                                 :         Sweet and spicy with a slight peppery smell

Solubility                           :         Soluble in alcohol, Insoluble in water

Extraction Method           :         Steam Distillation

Part Used                           :         Ripe Seeds


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caraway seeds, macro, close-up

Health Benefits:

  • Vapours from caraway seeds have been reported to be effective in relieving pain and inflammation in patients suffering from Lumbar pains and Rheumatism
  • Caraway has also been used in Broncho-pulmonary disorders as cough remedy and demulcent
  • Treatment of gastrointestinal disorders like Helicobacter pylori - induced gastritis
  • Remedy for increasing milk production for lactating mothers


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  3. Mahady GB, Pendland SL, Stoia A, Hamill FA, Fabricant D, Dietz BM, Chadwick LR;
  4. Phytother Res. 2005 Nov; 19(11):988-91.
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