Aromatherapy Essential Oils



Cardamom Essential Oil

Cardamom Essential Oil

Elettaria cardamomum



Properties:
Cardamom oil is sweet, spicy and is soothing in fragrance, is clear to pale yellow in colour and slightly watery in viscosity.

Origin:
It is cultivated in India and Ceylon.

Extraction Method:
The Cardamom oil is extracted by steam distillation from the seeds of the fruit gathered just before they are ripe.

Chemical composition:
Terpineol, Cineole, Limonene and Sabinene.

Therapeutic properties:
antiseptic, carminative, digestive, diuretic, stimulant, stomachic, tonic and anti-spasmodic.

Uses:

  1. Cardamom is particularly helpful for the digestive system.
  2. It works as a laxative and soothes colic, wind, dyspepsia and nausea, even pregnancy nausea.
  3. It warms the stomach and helps with heartburn.
  4. Cardamom oil can help with its refreshing and uplifting effect when feeling weak and mentally fatigued.
  5. Cardamom oil's expectorant properties help clear coughs.
  6. It is a well-known remedy for impotence and low sexual response.

Precautions:
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Blends well with:

Rose, Orange, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Clove, Caraway and Cedarwood.