Caraway Carum carvi
Another old favorite in the kitchen, Caraway is also an old favorite for relieving gas and indigestion. Try it for other digestive problems as well, including constipation, heartburn, colic, and irritable bowel syndrome. Caraway has a spicy past: It was used in ancient times as an aphrodisiac in love potions.
Eating Caraway seed after a meal is a great way to freshen the breath. Chewing the seed also helps promote digestion and improves the appetite. It can also help purge intestinal worms. The seeds are frequently used in bronchitis and cough remedies for children as well as for adults, but also works well in treating constipation, diarrhea, laryngitis, hiatal hernia, indigestion, laryngitis, menstrual cramps, sharp intestinal pains, and stomach ulcers. Caraway oil is an ingredient in mouthwashes and after shave lotions. Caraway stimulates breast milk production.