Caraway (Carum carvi). This seed is used whole as a spice and also to produce caraway oil. The seeds, which have rhe flavour of licorice, are used in rye bread, potato soup, cheese spread, sauerkraut, salad dressings and in liqueurs – Kummel and Schnapps. The seeds and oil are used in a number of medicinal preparations for treating disorders such as rheumatism, eye infections and toothaches. Other uses include fragrances for soaps, creams, lotions, perfumes, and insect repellents.