Working with Caraway
Caraway seeds are known to be the most powerful and reliable of the herbal carminatives, or gas-relieving herbs. Caraway is an ingredient in indigestion remedies for both children and adults. It is indicated for colic, flatulent dyspepsia, and diarrhea. Drinking the tea or chewing the seeds can help ease a feeling of uncomfortable fullness after eating. It is said to alleviate uterine cramps and promote menstruation. Caraway seed is also used to increase lactation and is commonly used in cooking.
Caraway has a taste of SPICY and a temperature of WARM.
Conditions treated with Caraway
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.