Cardamom Essential Oil is a member of the ginger family. Very prevalent in the cooking and healing practices of India, Cardamom is called Ela in Ayurvedic practices.
In Chinese medicine, Cardamom is considered yang energy. It is used for intestinal disorders, aging skin products, and massaging sore muscles.
Cardamom is said to be uplifting to the mind, improving of mental clarity, memory, and helps settle emotional upheavals. and energizing.
Uses of Cardamom Essential Oil
IndiaHistory and Background
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.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, Palmarosa, 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