- Vicki's Botanicals
CARAWAY ESSENTIAL OIL
Size: 5 ml violet glass bottle
Botanical name: Carum carvii
Distillation: Steam distilled from certified organic seed
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Caraway essential oil is a spicy, warming aroma. Inhaling Caraway can relieve depression, help insomnia, and restore inner tranquility.
Energetically, it removes blockage and stagnation from the core and through the whole alimentary canal. It also opens meridians and energy flow through the pelvis, abdomen, feet, and legs.
• Aperitive • Anti-allergenic: relieves cough and sneezing from allergies • Anti-bacterial • • Anti-carcinogenic • Anti-fungal • anti-histamine • Anti-septic • Anti-spasmodic • Astringent • Galactagogue • Carminative • Cardio-tonic • Digestive • Disinfectant • Diuretic • Emmenagogue • Expectorant • Insecticide • Stimulant • Stomachic • Tonic: general, heart, liver, skin • Vermifuge
External–topical application, massage, energy centers and meridians
Top note: Sweet, spicy, minty, warm notes
Heart Note: Spicy, minty, sweet, balsamic notes
Base Note: Balsamic, spicy, sweet, woody notes
Classification: Heart note
In natural perfumery, caraway is used for spice notes, woodsy notes, and can make an interesting addition to floral notes when used sparingly.
Caraway blends beautifully with tarragon, basil, coriander, templin fir, and everlasting.
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Caraway essential oil is an old traditional European remedy for indigestion, gas, and stomach disorders. It is grown all over Europe, North Africa, and Asia as a medicinal and culinary herb.
It is loaded with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, and is known for its ability to reduce the time it takes to move food through the digestive system.
Caraway has been shown to bind toxins from food, and can help protect the digestive mucus membrane from some cancers.It also helps to decrease reabsorption of toxins in the colon, and lower serum and LDL levels in the blood. It is a superb choice for internal use (semi-homeopathic dosages) in healing ulcers, digestive system cancers, and other stomach and intestinal disorders.
Traditional uses for Caraway include treating earache, bruises, infant colic, and children’s stomach ache. Caraway has also been used to treat hiatal hernia, menstrual cramps, and to increase breast milk production in nursing mothers.
When sweetened, it has a very agreeable flavor, making it a great candidate for improving the flavor of other herbal tonics and remedies.
• Generally recognized as safe at normal doses.
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