Caraway Seeds - Shajeera

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In the traditional Europian cuisine, caraway seed is one of the dominant spice featuring in several savory dishes. Local Name is Shajeera. Strongly aromatic, caraway is a member of parsley or Umbelliferae family; a large family of herbs that also includes commonly known herbs and spices such as dill, anise, fennel, cumin etc.
Scientific name of caraway is, Carum carvi.
Caraway is grown extensively all over Europe, North Africa, and Asia Minor regions. This biennial, herbaceous plant blooms creamy flowers in umbels once in every two years. It grows to about 2 feet in height and bears small feathery leaves. Caraway seeds, having similar in appearance as that of cumin, are crescent in shape, dark brown, with up to five stripes (ribs) running lengthwise.
Caraway generally harvested during early hours of the day to avoid spilling of its seeds on the ground. They are then staked in bundles and allowed to dry under sunlight, and their seeds then threshed, either manually or using machines.
Medicinal Uses:
Caraway water is sometimes used in treating flatulence and indigestion in traditional medicines, especially used to relive infantile colic.
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It is also used in pharmaceuticals as flavouring agent in mouthwash and gargle preparations.

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In the traditional Europian cuisine, caraway seed is one of the dominant spice featuring in several savory dishes. Local Name is Shajeera. Strongly aromatic, caraway is a member of parsley or Umbelliferae family; a large family of herbs that also includes commonly known herbs and spices such as dill, anise, fennel, cumin etc. 

Scientific name of caraway is, Carum carvi.

Caraway is grown extensively all over Europe, North Africa, and Asia Minor regions. This biennial, herbaceous plant blooms creamy flowers in umbels once in every two years. It grows to about 2 feet in height and bears small feathery leaves. Caraway seeds, having similar in appearance as that of cumin, are crescent in shape, dark brown, with up to five stripes (ribs) running lengthwise.

Caraway generally harvested during early hours of the day to avoid spilling of its seeds on the ground. They are then staked in bundles and allowed to dry under sunlight, and their seeds then threshed, either manually or using machines.

Medicinal Uses:

  • Caraway water is sometimes used in treating flatulence and indigestion in traditional medicines, especially used to relive infantile colic.

  • It is also used in pharmaceuticals as flavouring agent in mouthwash and gargle preparations.

  • Caraway extraction is used as a rubefacient (to soothe muscle sores), clear the cold, as a remedy in bronchitis and irritable bowel syndrome in many traditional medicines. 


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Year of Establishment2010
Legal Status of FirmIndividual - Proprietor
Nature of BusinessWholesale Merchants
Number of Employees11 to 25 People
IndiaMART Member SinceMar 2011
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We are involved in importing, supplying and exporting a wide assortment of Herbal Extracts for the past 4 years. Our product range consists of Damar Batu, Gum Damar, Amla, Mace, Vasambu (Sweet Flag), Salacia Oblanga, Licorice Root, China Root, Galangal Roots, Ammukkuram, Anantamul (Magali) and Joss Powder. These products are processed using advanced techniques at our vendor's end. Our range of products is known for its excellent purity, freshness and exotic aroma and thus, extensively demanded by various countries that include South East Asia, China and Sri Lanka.

With the strenuous efforts of our professionals, we have been able to meet plethora of demands of our clients within mutually agreed time frame. These products are sourced from authentic vendors, who cultivate and process the same at their end. Moreover, these products are heavily demanded by various industries that include ayurvedic pharmaceuticals and masala manufacturers. Owing to our committed efforts, we have been able to deliver our products across domestic and international market.

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Balaji Dayalan

No. 22/1, Ground Floor, Manikam Street, Choolai
Choolai
Chennai - 600112, Tamil Nadu, India

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