caraway

April 3, 2018
analgesic

Analgesic / Pain

Analgesic substances reduce pain in a variety of ways: as a local anesthetic or anti-nociceptive, and also via the nervous system.  The menthol constituent in peppermint has shown topical anti-nociceptive activity, lavender aromatherapy has shown to calm nerves after surgery to help reduce pain, and comfrey has been used for […]
April 3, 2018
antibacterial

Antibacterial

There are many types of bacteria, and not all bacteria are bad.  Some good bacteria in the body help aid in digestion and fight infection.  Pathogenic bacteria can cause disease.  Wikipedia does an excellent job of categorizing and listing the most common types of bacteria:  Pathogenic Bacteria List. Antibacterial herbs […]
April 6, 2018
Common Cold

Common Cold / Cough & Congestion / Respiratory

The common cold is associated with a nasal congestion, cough, and a sore throat.  There may also be a mild fever.  It can be caused by one of more than 200 different viruses.  It runs its coarse in about one to two weeks. Various herbs can help reduce cough and […]
April 9, 2018
skin & wound health

Skin and Wound Health

Many herbs can help with various skin ailments from dry skin, itchy areas, burns, wrinkles, growths, and cuts. Skin conditions can include eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, and more.  For acute situations, consult a Doctor. Wounds When a cut occurs, apply firm pressure with a clean cloth for 15 minutes and elevate […]
April 19, 2018
carvone

Carvone

Carvone is a ketone found in caraway, dill, and spearmint. Many ketones can be toxic internally and topically.  Some can be convulsent, toxic to the liver, or neurotoxic in high doses.  Do not overuse or use for prolonged periods of time. Links to Plants Containing Carvone   RESEARCH The listings of […]
April 19, 2018

Cuminaldehyde / Cuminal

Cuminaldehyde is an aldehyde found in cumin, caraway, and cinnamon. Aldehydes have a powerful aroma used in perfumery.  Oxidation (exposure to oxygen) causes potential skin irritation and loss of aroma. Links to Plants Containing Cuminaldehyde   RESEARCH The listings of research below represents a compilation of scientific articles found on the […]
May 5, 2018
carvone

Caraway (Carum carvi) Research

Latin Name: Carum carvi Family: Apiaceae Caraway seeds are commonly chewed for digestive ailments.  They can also help with respiratory congestion, and for menstrual cycle issues. RESEARCH The listings of research below represent a compilation of scientific articles found on the species, with a very brief overview description of each article/study.  Research […]