Caraway Essential Oil:
Caraway is a biennial plant belongs to Apiaceae family and its native place Asia, Europe and northern America. It is scientifically known as Carum carvi and also labeled with Apium carvi. Caraway popular as spice in Europe and Indian subcontinent.
Description Based on COA Report:
Synonyms: Carum carvi, Meridian Fennel, Persian Fennel.
Botanical Name: Carum carvi.
Part Used: Ripe Seeds.
Color: Colorless to Yellow
Viscosity: Watery in viscosity
Perfumery Note: Characteristic
Shelf Life: Two Years
Refractive Density: 1.484-1.490
It is extracted by the mode of steam distillation from dried seed of Caraway oil. It yields 2-8 %.
The origin place of this is Asia Minor. It is widely distributed in Africa, Russia, and Northern Europe.
It is very good & old spice. It is used in different parts for cooking & flavoring. It can grow up to 60-62 cm & has soft leaves with pink flower.
Best suitable weather for this oil is hot warm location & well drained soil.
It should be rich in organic matter.
In hot region it is grown during the time period of winter & in temperate climate it is grown as annual & biennial.
12 Amazing Health Benefits and uses:
Ans. Caraway oil is used in many cure such as asthma, cough & bronchitis. Itis also helpful in sore throat, laryngitis, & urinary problems. It is also beneficial for lactating women for increasing milk.
Ans. No, they looks alike but both came from different plant. Fennel seeds have a flavor dominated by anise/licorice, where caraway is quite different, being dominated by other flavors.
Ans. caraway oil smells like dill-parsley.
Ans. caraway oil is used in deserts & Indian Dishes like rice Dishes. It is also used in many food products for flavoring.
Ans. Caraway blends well with many oils such as orange oil, ginger oil, Lavender oil, Frankincense, Coriander Chamomile oil & Basil oil.