Overview

Caraway is a plant. People use the oil, fruit, and seeds as medicine.

Some people take caraway by mouth for indigestion (dyspepsia), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), obesity, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.

In foods, caraway is used as a cooking spice.

In manufacturing, caraway oil is used to flavor some medications. It is also commonly used as a fragrance in toothpaste, soap, perfumes, and cosmetics.

How does it work ?

Caraway oil might improve digestion and relieve spasms in the stomach and intestines.
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