Caraway Seeds

A member of parsley  family, which also includes commonly known herbs and spices such as dill, anise, fennel, cumin.Caraway seeds are rich source of dietary fiber.   100  seeds provide 38 g of fiber. May protect from cancers, infection, aging and degenerative neurological diseases. Caraway water is sometimes used in treating flatulence and indigestion in traditional medicines, to relive infantile colic.

It is also used as flavoring agent in mouth-wash and gargle.

Caraway extraction is used to soothe muscle sores, help lessen a cold, as a remedy in bronchitis and irritable bowel syndrome .

Great Reasons to Eat Caraway Seeds
  • protect from cancers ( colon), infection, aging and degenerative neurological diseases.
  • rich source of dietary fiber.
  • helps lower  LDL cholesterol levels
  • Caraway spice is an excellent source of minerals like iron, copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, selenium, zinc and magnesium. Copper is required in the production of red blood cells. Iron is required for red blood cell formation. Zinc helps regulate growth and development, sperm generation, digestion also gas and indigestion. Potassium  plays an important part in   helping  control the  heart rate and blood pressure.
  • The seeds  are powerhouse for many vital vitamins. Vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin C as well as many B-complex vitamins
  • The seed is common to German, Russian, Indian, Indonesian and Scandinavian cooking.
  • Most commonly used in breads and with cabbage