Latin Name: Carum carvi
You will find this herb as a seasoning in Rye breads, for example. It is also used to flavor sauerkraut, Akvavit liquor, havarti cheese and others. The distinctive aroma from the Caraway Spice is also used in main dishes found in Central and Northern European cuisines. It may also be found to have expectorant, astringent, anti-microbial and carminative qualities. The distinctive seed has also been used to scent soaps and body lotions.