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Caraway essential oil


Caraway essential oil

Carum caraway

Botanical Properties

Origin and history

Its origins are quite broad: Asia, Europe, Africa or North. Caraway had been used for several millennia before JC as a condiment and as a medicinal plant. Thanks to its aromatic qualities, caraway is used to flavor salads and soups (fresh chopped leaves), meats, fish or cheeses (seeds).

Organoleptic properties

Appearance: liquid

Yellow color

Odor: hot, spicy

Distilled parts: Fruits, seeds

Country of origin: Hungary

Density: 0.901 - 0.920


Main biochemical constituents: Carvone, Limonene.

Allergenic molecules naturally present in this essential oil: Limonene, Linalool.

Certain natural compounds contained in this essential oil may present an allergy risk in some people. To measure your tolerance, always do an application test in the crease of the elbow before using in your mixes.


The essential oil of organic caraway is:

  • Aperitif
  • Digestive
  • Carminative
  • Mucolytic
  • Cholagogue


Very similar to cumin, organic caraway essential oil is useful for all digestive disorders: it prevents the formation of intestinal gas, flatulence, aerophagia, it stimulates the secretion of bile, promotes the elimination of spasms, restores appetite and helps digestion.
It is also recommended in case of bronchitis or colds.



Consult a physician before any therapeutic use or oral treatment.

Oral use: 1 drop of organic caraway essential oil 2 times a day, with a little honey or on a pastille to be placed under the tongue, at mealtime, for digestive disorders.

On the skin: Mix 20 drops of organic caraway essential oil with 20ml of organic sesame vegetable oil, massage the stomach in case of bloating or flatulence.

In diffusion: In atmospheric diffusion, the essential oil of caraway is indicated in ENT problems.

Possible synergies

Bronchi: Eucalyptus
Digestion: Cumin

Energetic values ​​and synergies

Caraway essential oil is linked to the Manipura chakra, the solar chakra, its color is yellow.

The essential oil of caraway by helping the digestive system balances the inner peace and the "breath", it releases the emotions, the cramps.

In synergy: Anise, basil, rosemary and thyme


Flammable. Oral use on medical advice. Keep out of the reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes. Not recommended for children under 3 and pregnant or breastfeeding women (contains ketones). 


The information given on essential oils through this website is provided for informational purposes. They can in no way replace the advice given by a doctor. For any therapeutic use or if you want more information on essential oils, consult a professional.

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