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- n. One of a species of aromatic oils resembling carvacrol.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of a species of aromatic oils, resembling carvacrol.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A liquid (C10H14O) of pleasant odor contained in oil of caraway.
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Chemically the volatile oil obtained from Caraway seeds consists of "carvol," and a hydro-carbon, "carvene," which is a sort of "camphor."
Jumpy, carvol is like olbas oil - sort of mentholy - but less strong and specifically for babies and young-uns I think. wrote: meandjumpingbean - Karvol is brilliant, expecially capsules I think it has a mixture of menthol, cinnamon, and pine oil. wrote: aA, I've always fancied (heehee) one of those cakes. wrote: