caraway oil


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caraway oil

[′kar·ə‚wā ‚ȯil]
(materials)
A pale-yellow to colorless liquid that is slightly soluble in water; distilled from the dried fruit of the caraway plant (Carum carvi), the main ingredients being carvone and d-limonene; used in flavors, medicines, soaps, and perfumes. Also known as caraway seed oil; carui oil.
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Goerg KJ, Spilker T (2003) Effect of peppermint oil and caraway oil on gastrointestinal motility in healthy volunteers: a pharmacodynamic study using simultaneous determination of gastric and gall-bladder emptying and orocaecal transit time.
Madisch A, Heydenreich CJ, Wieland V, Hufnagel R, Hotz J (1999) Treatment of functional dyspepsia with a fixed peppermint oil and caraway oil combination preparation as compared to cisapride.
May B, Funk P, Schneider B (2003) Fixed peppermint oil] caraway oil combination in functional dyspepsia--efficacy unaffected by H.