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Main Constituents:
1,8-Cineole: 38%
Terpinyl acetate: 42%
Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: India

Description: 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.
Color: Colorless to very pale yellow clear liquid.
Consistency: Light
Aromatic Scent: Cardamom Essential Oil is sweet, spicy and almost balsamic in fragrance.
Note: Top
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Rose, Orange, Bergamot, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Caraway and Cedarwood.

Common Uses: Because of its chemical constituents, Cardamom has been found to be particularly helpful for the digestive system, working as a laxative and soothing colic, flatulence, dyspepsia and even nausea caused by pregnancy. As a massage oil or diluted in the bath, cardamom oil has been prescribed by aromatherapists to assist with the digestive system and as a general tonic.

Cautions: Non-toxic, non-irritant and non-sensitizing. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)

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