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Caraway - Aromatheraphy Essentail Oil
Caraway is traditionally https:d in European baking as an additive to bread, to aid in the assimilation of starch. This was also practiced in ancient Egypt. It is known to reduce gas (flatulence). It`s not commonly https:d in aroma therapy. The oil is https:d in India for parasites in a basti (enema). Caraway also helps in mental clarity and alertness.
Origin of caraway oil
It is a bi-annual herb that originated from Asia Minor, but is now cultivated in Northern Europe, Africa and Russia. It grows up to 60cm (2 feet) and has soft fern-like leaves, umbels of white/pink flowers and small brown fruit.
Properties of Caraway oil
Caraway oil has a sweet spicy odor with a slight peppery smell. It has a very heating and drying energy, with carminative. Stimulant, and antispasmodic effects, working on digestive tissues and scalp. Most Common https:s
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· Good for gas, indigestion and colic problems. A tummy rub with it can do wonder.
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· https:d for sweet breath.
Mixes well with: dill, fennel, anise, basil, and jasmine.
Warning: can make skin more sensitive to sunlight