Caraway Essential Oil
CARAWAY Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Carum carvi
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Color: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a strong aroma, Caraway Essential Oil has a sweet spicy odor with a slight peppery smell.
Product Abstract: Also known as Meadow Cumin, Caraway is a very old and well-known spice, used as far back as the Stone Age, according to the evidence found in archaeological digs. The Egyptians used it as flavoring in foods, the Romans in bread-making, and by the Middle Ages it had found popularity among the Germans and Austrians in their cooking as well.
Inhalation of the oil through a diffuser is recommended for respiratory issues and as a psychological aid. It can help establish grounding and stability, boost self confidence as well as counteract mental and emotional fatigue.
Dilute Caraway essential oil for use on the reflex points of the feet for the digestive system or respiratory system. This application is excellent for children. Also use in formulas for massage of the digestive and/or chest area.
This essential oil of Caraway is light in viscosity and pale clear yellow in color. The aroma has a distinct, freshly green and seedy top note, a white pepper middle note with a slightly roasted undertone.
It is reminiscent of anise and freshly-baked German rye bread and blends well with Cinnamon, Coriander, Frankincense, Ginger, Basil, Jasmine, Lavender and Tangerine. However, the aroma can be overpowering for oils with more subtle aromas.
Caraway seed oil is considered non-toxic and non-sensitizing, however it should not be used on the skin undiluted as it has been known to irritate mucous membranes. Always test a small amount first for sensitivity or allergic reaction.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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