Caraway is a plant that has an interesting place in legend. Superstitions held that caraway had the power to prevent the theft of any object that contained the seed and to keep lovers from losing interest in one another. These days, some people think caraway has healing power, and they use the oil, fruit, and seeds as medicine. Caraway is used for digestive problems including heartburn, bloating, gas, loss of appetite, and mild spasms of the stomach and intestines. Caraway oil is also used to help people cough up phlegm, improve control of urination, kill bacteria in the body, and relieve constipation
Uses & Health Benefits:
- Several caraway compounds demonstrate strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
- Caraway has historically been utilized to treat several digestive conditions, including indigestion and stomach ulcers. A handful of small human studies show that caraway oil relaxes your digestive tract’s smooth muscle tissue, thus relieving indigestion symptoms like gas, cramping, and bloating.
- Caraway may support weight loss and body composition. In a 90-day study in 70 women, those who took 1 ounce (30 ml) of a 10% caraway oil solution daily experienced significantly greater reductions in weight, body mass index (BMI), and body fat percentage than those who received a placebo.
- Caraway is best known as an ingredient in rye and soda bread, but it can likewise be used in other baked goods, such as muffins, cookies, croutons, dinner rolls, and French toast.
- Caraway is used for digestive problems including heartburn, bloating, gas, loss of appetite, and mild spasms of the stomach and intestines.
- Caraway oil is also used to help people cough up phlegm.
- It improves control of urination.
- It kills bacteria in the body.
- It relieves constipation.
- Store at safe and dry places.
- When applied to the skin: Oil is POSSIBLY SAFE when applied to the skin in medicinal amounts.
- It can sometimes cause irritation, although this is uncommon.
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