Botanical Name: Carum carvi
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Product Description: Carum Carvi is a member of the group of aromatic, umbelliferous plants characterized by carminative properties. It is a biennial, with smooth, furrowed stems growing 1 1/2 to 2 feet high, hearing finely cut leaves, and umbels of white flowers. Caraway oil has a sweet spicy odor with a slight peppery smell. The oil has therapeutic as well as aromatic use.
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.
Storage: It is recommended that oils packaged in metal containers (for safe shipping), be transferred into dark glass containers to maintain freshness and attain maximum shelf life.