Our cardamom essential oil is steam distilled from seeds harvested from this herbaceous perennial plant, cultivated in Guatemala. Twenty kg of seed gives 1 litre of oil Cardamom belongs to the same family as Ginger (Zingiberaceae). Cardamom has been used for centuries as a digestive aid relieving gas, nausea, heartburn and diarrhea. Reference to as “grains of paradise” cardemon is traditional used in many forms as a general tonic for vitality, stability and overall physical and mental balance, This potent aromatic medicine has the ability to bring vibrancy to ones life by boosting energy and defeating sluggishness.”
Cardamon essential oil has soothing and antibacterial properties It is a wonderful oil for aiding mental concentration (cephalic). To help alleviate nausea, use on a tissue and inhale, or make the suggested cream and apply to the abdomen.Reduces damp, congested conditions in the respiratory and digestive systems. When suffering from cold or flu, use to ease chest and head pain from tightness and congestion. Cardamom has a warm, sweet, spicy aroma.
When vaporized, this essential oil helps to clear and refocus the mind, increases concentration, and restores feelings of contentment.
The powerful antimicrobial properties of Cardamon Essential Oil are particularly effective when used in a mouthwash to improve oral hygiene and eliminate bad breath. This is why cardamom seeds have been chewed since ancient times to kill oral bacteria and freshen the breath.
Use this essential oil in a diffuser to help lift the spirits during the long winter months when you are missing sunlight and looking to fortify the immune system.
The hot and spicy nature can cause skin irritation if not diluted. Cardamom should not be used for children under 5 years old, as 1,8 cineole can also cause CNS and breathing problems in young children. Use with caution on children between 5-10 years old.
The suggested shelf life is 4-5 years.
Elettaria Cardamomum L.
Part used for production
a-Terpenyl acetate, 1,8 Cineole, Linalyl acetate.
A delightfully unique, warm and spicy aroma with fruity nuances, and a balsamic almost floral backnote.