Botanical Name: Carum carvi
Main Constituents: limonene + ß-phellandrene (44,25 %)
Origin: Europe, Asia and India
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Part of Plant: Seed
Description & Colour: Clear to pale yellow liquid, thin consistency
Aromatic Summary: Caraway oil has a spicy and warm scent. However the oil can be overpowering to some oils it blends with, depending on the amount used.
Flashpoint: 145 °F
Storage: Transfer out of any metal and shipping containers (used for safe shipping), keep in dark glass container
Safety Notes: For external use only; dilute before use. May cause skin irritations, a skin test is recommended prior to use, avoid contact with eyes. Avoid use during Pregnant
Usage: Antihistamine, antimicrobial, antiseptic, astringent, tonic, stomachic and vermifuge. Can also be used in perfumery, for scenting soap, as a parasiticide etc.
Blends well with: Jasmine, Cinnamon, Cassia, Nutmeg, Coriander, Cumin, Anise and Fennel.
Originating from Southern Europe, Asia and India, the Caraway plant can now be found worldwide today. Known as a herbaceous plant, it has been used for culinary purposes, as well as for its medicinal properties.