CAS Number: 8000-42-8 ; 85940-31-4
FEMA Number: 2238
EINECS Number: 288-921-6
Product Code: PEO1030
INCI Name: Carum Carvi (Caraway) Seed oil
While Caraway seeds are frequently used as a spice in breads, cakes, cheese and rolls, the essential oil is used as a fragrance component in soaps, lotions, and perfumes. Caraway is also used as a breath freshener and is a common component in toothpaste and mouthwash products, and has a long history of use in native folk medicine. In addition to its aromatherapeutic applications, Caraway is used in the pharmaceutical and food industries as a flavor ingredient, in personal care products as a fragrance component, and in perfumery.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Caraway seed is used for its warming effects within the human body. Caraway Oil also works as an expectorant, making it beneficial for respiratory health. It can provide relief for people with bronchial asthma, coughs and bronchitis. As it is both astringent and cleansing, Caraway Essential Oil is helpful in addressing mature skin and in balancing dry or oily skin types. Caraway Oil has many uses in aromatherapy, and is greatly appreciated for its warming and stress-relieving properties. It is often used to treat depression and reduce stress.