The curative property of caraway is very well known in the folk medicine.Now it is scientifically confirmed that caraway ( Carum carvi ) saves from atherosclerosis and inflammation.
U.S. scientists from the Central Scientific and Technological Research Institute have conducted a research and found that caraway can fight against bacteria,lowers elevated body temperature,relieves pain,and has a large amount of antioxidants.
It's no secret that the forms of oxygen known as free radicals, trigger the oxidative stress and disrupt the physiological processes in the body and leads to the development of atherosclerosis, neurodegenerative diseases, inflammation, cancer and rapid aging. Antioxidants can reduce the impact of oxidative stress.
During the research, scientists have found a high content of beneficial phenolic compounds - antioxidants in caraway and its ability to protect DNA from destruction.
The Alternative Medicine recommends the use of caraway to normalize the work of the digestive system, especially for the removal of flatulence,especially in babies and young children, followed by cough, improve kidney function, ejaculation fluid(diuretic effect).
Caraway is recommended for women to regulate menstrual cycles, relieve menstrual pain, facilitating childbirth and increasing milk during lactation.