Published February 1, 1990.
List of German Commission E Monographs (Phytotherapy)
Carvi fructus, caraway seed.
Caraway consists of the dried, ripe fruit of Carum carvi L. [Fam. Apiaceae], as well as its preparations in effective dosage.
The drug contains essential oil.
Dyspeptic problems such as mild, spastic conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, bloating, and fullness.
Unless otherwise prescribed:
1.5 - 6 g of seeds; equivalent preparations. Mode of Administration Freshly crushed seeds for infusions as well as for other galenical preparations for internal use.