Caraway (Carum carvi)
$7.45 – $43.45
Mostly known and used as a domestic spice, used in bread, cakes and cheeses. Grown for seeds and essential oil, especially carvone. A biennial herb of about 75cm in height, with similar features and appearance to that of the Carrot family, with fine feathery lace-like, fine fern-like leaves. The flower head contains many small slender, slightly curved seeds, approximately 2mm long. These seeds are collected for steam distillation to produce Caraway essential oil.
Ingredients: Carum Carvi Seed Oil
Botanical name: Carum carvi
Common name: Caraway
Plant part: Seeds
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Common uses: Caraway seeds has traditionally been used for its calminative properties. It has been known to have a calming effect on digestive disorders.
Strength of aroma: Strong
Aromatic scent: Sweet ,spicy aroma with a peppery undertone.
Caution: Non-toxic and non-sensitising. May cause skin irritations if used in high concentrations. Avoid during pregnancy.
Blends Well WithAngelica Root (Angelica archangelica)
Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
Bay Laurel (Laurus Nobilis)
Benzoin – Onycha (Styrax Benzoin)
Bergamot (Citrus bergamia)
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
Chamomile – Roman (Anthemis nobilis)
Cinnamon Bark (Cinnamomum verum)
Clary Sage (Salvia sclarea)
Coriander (Coriandrum sativum)
Dill Seed (Anthem graveolens)
Elemi (Canarium luzonicum)
Fennel Sweet (Foeniculum vulgare dulce)
Frankincense (Boswellia serrata)
Galbanum (Ferula gummosa)
Geranium (Pelargonium graveolens)
Grapefruit Pink (Citrus paradisi)
Jasmine Absolute (Jasminium sambac)
Mandarin (Citrus reticulata)
Marjoram Sweet (Origanum majorana)
Orange – Sweet (Citrus sinensis)
Petitgrain (Citrus aurantium amara)
Spearmint (Mentha spicata linne)
Very strong, fresh, diffusive, spicy, fruity, woody, warm, like that of freshly crushed caraway seeds.
5mL, 10mL, 50mL, 100mL
Important Note: Information on the traditional uses and properties of herbs and essential oils are provided on this site for historical and educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice. If you have any serious health concerns, you should always check with your health care practitioner before self-administering herbs or essential oils.