Common English name: Caraway, meridian fennel, Persian cumin
Carum carvi ) es una planta herb�cea anual o bianual de 30-70 cm de altura.">Caraway (Carum carvi) is an annual or biennial herbaceous plant, 30-70 cm tall.
Used parts of caraway
- Root: the root is eaten boiled, steamed, in soups or puree. It can also be cut and fried in the same way as potatoes.
- Seeds or fruits: Small fruits are used as a condiment (alone or in blends like curry), and in phytotherapy.
- Essential oil: It is used in aromatherapy, perfumery and as a flavoring additive.
Composition of caraway
Caraway essential oil (aromatic components)
- Terpenes: carvone (carminative, antioxidant, stimulant, vermifuge). Caraway is one of the richest plants in carvone.
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