Published February 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Carvi aetheroleum, caraway oil.
Caraway oil consists of the essential oil obtained from the dried, ripe fruits of Carum carvi L. [Fam. Apiaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage. The main ingredient of caraway oil is d-carvone.
Dyspeptic problems, such as mild, spastic condition of the gastrointestinal tract, flatulence and fullness.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
3 - 6 drops. Mode of Administration Essential oil and its galenical preparations for internal use.