caraway oil

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car·a·way oil

(kar'ă-wā oyl)
An agent with purported value in relieving gastrointestinal complaints; has been studied for its laxative properties; noted as an antiflatulent.
Synonym(s): carvi fructus, kümmel, oleum cari.
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Caraway oil caused 100% insect mortality at the highest concentration, with an [LC.sub.50] value 0.81 [micro]L per mL.
Effects of a fixed combination of peppermint oil and caraway oil on symptoms and quality of life in patients suffering from functional dyspepsia.
1-Menthol helps with smooth muscle relaxation, while caraway oil helps neutralize the effect of gastric acid on the stomach wall and normalize gall bladder function, as well as deliver promotility and analgesic action in the small intestine (duodenum) and stomach.
However, it appears that the caraway oil is more effective than is cumin oil in delaying clonic seizure (275.6% vs.
Finally, coat the cooked carrots with the caraway oil and place in the centre of a plate.
Caraway oil is used in medicine to relieve flatulence.
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Peppermint oil, e.g., has calcium antagonistic and thus spasmolytic properties (Hills and Aaronson, 1991) and caraway oil shows anti-meteoristic effects (empirical findings).