Caraway

What other names is Caraway known by?

Alcaravea, Anis Canadien, Anis des Prés, Anis des Vosges, Apium carvi, Carraway, Carum carvi, Carum velenovskyi, Carvi, Carvi Commun, Carvi Fructus, Cumin des Montagnes, Cumin des Prés, Faux Anis, Haravi, Jeera, Jira, Kala Jira, Karwiya, Krishan Jeeraka, Krishnajiraka, Kummel, Kummich, Roman Cumin, Semen Cumini Pratensis, Semences de Carvi, Shahijra, Shiajira, Wiesen-Feldkummel, Wild Cumin.

What is Caraway?

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

Possibly Effective for...

  • Stomach upset, when used in combination with other herbs.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Indigestion. appetite stimulation, increasing digestive juices, constipation, gas, bloating, spasms of stomach and intestines, infection, inducing menstruation, relieving menstrual cramps, increasing milk flow in nursing mothers, improving blood flow, and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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