Carum carvi

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Noun1.Carum carvi - a Eurasian plant with small white flowers yielding caraway seedCarum carvi - a Eurasian plant with small white flowers yielding caraway seed
caraway - leaves used sparingly in soups and stews
caraway seed - aromatic seeds of the caraway plant; used widely as seasoning
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
Carum, genus Carum - caraway
whorled caraway - a caraway with whorled leaves
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Insecticidal activity of essential oil of Carum carvi fruits from China and its main components against two grain storage insects.
Ultrasound-induced intensification and selective extraction of essential oil from Carum Carvi L.
Extracted from the dried ripe fruit of Carum carvi (of the family Apiaceae), caraway (also known variously as Persian cumin and meridian fennel) is an effective P-gp efflux pump inhibitor that has been shown to possess antioxidant, antimicrobial, diuretic, and carminative properties but that also has a role as a bioenhancer.
Anethole--anise camphor, para-methoxyphenylpropene, CAS number: 104-46-1--is a colorless, crystalline aromatic terpenoid analogue with a characteristic sweet taste and pleasant aroma, occurring in many essential oils obtained from plants belonging to the family Apiaceae, such as anise (Pimpinella anisum), star anise (Illicium verum), fennel (Foeniculum vulgare), liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra), and caraway (Carum carvi) [1-4] (Table 1).
Indeed, several essential oils have been identified with a sprouting inhibition potential on potatoes: the caraway (Carum carvi L.) essential oil [10, 11], the coriander (Coriandrum sativum L.) essential oil [12], and the mint (Mentha spicata L.) essential oil [6].
and Tilia platyphyllos Scop.) as well as chamomile (Matricaria recutita L.), and fruits of caraway (Carum carvi L.) are used to induce labour (22).
European Union herbal monograph on Carum carvi L., fructus European Medicines Agency, 2014.
Carvone is a monoterpene found as the main active component of several essential oils, such as mint (Mentha spicata L.), dill (Anethum graveolens L.), caraway (Carum carvi L.), and lemon grass (Lippia alba) [30].
Many species were used to treat multiple ailments, such as Solanum nigrum, Origanum vulgare, Lespedeza bicolor, Lespedeza cuneata, Carum carvi, and Valeriana officinalis, which were used to treat four to five ailments (Table 1).