Herbal actions

Carm Tincture incorporates three seeds that are all together carminative, stomachic, digestive, aromatic, and antispasmodic. They relieve the spasms associated with poor digestion and the colicky symptoms experienced by those with weak digestive systems. The Carm recipe is an ancient recipe outlined by Avicenna in his Canon of Medicine.

Herbal actions of the herbs in Carm include:

  • Stomachic
  • Aromatic digestive
  • Digestive
  • Antispasmodic
  • Carminative
Active constituents
  • Fennel seeds - Essential oils (trans-anethole, estragole, fenchone, limonene), flavonoids, coumarins, alpha pinene, beta myrcene, beta pinene
  • Coriander seeds - Volatile oil: linalool (60-70%), geraniol, limonene, pinene, monoterpenes; fixed oil: tripetroselinin (15%) and linoleic acid; coumarins, flavonoids, phenolic acids, alkaloids, flavones, resins, tannins, anthraquinones, and sterols
  • Cumin seeds - Essential oils, vitamins B2,3,6,12, vitamin c, vitamin e, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and zinc
Extractions

Carm is prepared using ethanol distillation extraction techniques. Low temperatures are maintained during the distillation process to ensure that the aromatic compounds and active constituents of the seeds are preserved well.