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Cardamon 15ml

$17.00

Cardamon - Elattaria cardamonum

Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum

Main Constituents:

1,8-Cineole: 33.3%

Terpinyl acetate: 36.86%

Plant Part: Seeds

Origin: India

Processing Method: Steam Distilled

Description / Color / Consistency: A light, very pale yellow liquid.

Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, Cardamom Essential Oil is sweet, spicy and almost balsamic in fragrance.

Product Abstract: A perennial, reed-like herb, Cardamom grows wild and is cultivated in India and Sri Lanka. It grows up to 4 meters (13 feet) and has long, green silky blades, small yellowy flowers, with a violet tip and a large fleshy rhizome, similar to ginger. Oblong gray fruits follow the flowers, each containing many seeds. Cardamom was well known in ancient times. The Egyptians used it in perfumes and incense, and the Arabs used it ground in their coffee. The seeds are an important ingredient in Middle Eastern and Asian cooking.

Usage: Helps muscular and respiratory spasm. It's know as an aphrodisiac as well as lower blood pressure.

Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.

Disclaimer

Essential oils are not meant to be a replacement for traditional medical treatment of diseases and conditions. When in doubt, please consult a physician.

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