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Caraway Seed

Caraway Seed essential oil has a distinctive aroma that is strong and similar to Caraway spice and rye bread.

It has an uplifting and energising effect on the body and mind.

Wonderful for the lungs and digestive system.


Botanical Name: Carum carvi

Parts Typically Used: Seed

Method of Extraction: Steam distillation

Country of Origin: Egypt

Typical Main Constituents
Limonene – 52%
Carvone – 45%

Actions: Anti-histaminic, Antimicrobial, Antiseptic, Aperitif, Carminative, Expectorant, Larvicidal, Stomachic, Tonic, Vermifuge.

Respiratory System: Bronchitis, coughs, laryngitis.

Digestive System: Tonic, Dyspepsia, Colic, Flatulence, Gastric spasm, Nervous indigestion, Lack of appetite.

Blends well with:  Jasmine, Cassia, Cinnamon, Dill, Anise Star, and Fennel.

Safety Data: Non-toxic, non-sensitizing. Maybe a dermal irritant in high dose.

General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations

  • Do not take essential oils internally unless under advisement by a qualified medical professional.
  • Do not use essential oils undiluted on the skin. It is always best to try a small patch test first of the diluted essential oil.
  • People who are pregnant or have serious medical problems are advised to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils.
  • Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children. It is safest to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.


General Disclaimer
The product information provided on this website is intended for educational purposes only. The information provided is not considered to be complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate. The information contained in this website is not intended to be sufficient to provide diagnosis and/or treatment of medical conditions. It is recommended that treatment of serious health conditions be done with the help of a trained qualified medical practitioner.



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