Cardamom Essential Oil is a member of the ginger family and widely used in cooking as an herb in Middle Eastern and Indian cuisine.
Used in aged skin products and for massage products for sore muscles.Uses of Cardamom Essential Oil
IndiaHistory and Background
Cardamom is very prevalent in the cooking and healing practices of India. In Ayurevedic practices, cardamom is called Ela. It was used by the Egyptians in religious ceremonies. The Greeks also used Cardamom in the cooking and healing arts, especially Hippocrates and Disoscorides, for spasms and rheumatic conditions by adding drops to wine. Cardamom migrated to Europe via the Arab merchants.
In Chinese medicine, Cardamom is considered yang energy. It is used for all intestinal disorders. Used for mood uplifting, improving mental clairty and memory, and energizing. It has an affinity for the 3rd charka-solar plexus. It is also used as a tonic for a weak heart due to emotional upheavals.Physical Description
Colorless to pale yellow in color with a thin, watery consistency.Aromatic Description
Cardamom has a warm, sweet, spicy, woody, balsamic aroma.Biological Makeup and Components
Terpinyl acetate and Cineol (up to 50% each), Limonene, Saline, Linalol, Linalyl acetate, Pinene, Zingiberene.Extraction Technique
Steam distillation of dried ripe fruit (seed).Information for Aromatherapists
Cardamom essential oil is a top to middle note and blends well with Caraway, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Lavender, Neroli, Nutmeg, Palmrosa, Petitigrain, Rose, Rosewood, Spruce, Ylang Ylang, and other oriental and citrus oil.
Our Cardamom essential oil is 100% pure and natural. It is free of any chemicals, pesticides, synthetic perfumes, fillers, or carrier oils.Cautions
All of our essential oils are 100% natural and free of any chemicals, pesticides and synthetic perfumes.
These products are NOT intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. This information is NOT a substitute for professional medical treatment or consultation. Prior to using essential oils, Source Vitál always recommends consulting your medical professional if you are pregnant, epileptic, have cancer, have liver issues, or any other serious illness. Do NOT ingest essential oils internally or apply undiluted oils onto the skin without consultation from an experienced and trained aromatherapist or aromatherapy practitioner. Always consult an aromatherapist before using essential oils for babies and children.
Keep all oils tightly closed and cool. Always keep out of reach of children.
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