Latin name: Carum carvi L.
Botanical family: Apiaceae
Growth habit: Herb
Vernacular name(s): caraway (Eng.)
carvi commun, anis (Fr.)
sicisis, iskotawutupe (Cree)
Analgesic [Abenaki: 67]. Boiled with 'Petasites sagittatus to treat chickenpox [Dene: 17].
Rhizomes and seeds :Used as a corrective and adjuvant, and to relieve colic [Cree 74].
Seeds :Tea given to children to treat cough [Cree 13].