Cardamom is also known as Cardamon or cardamom. It is scientifically recognized as ‘Elettaria Cardamomum’ is a spice made from the seeds of a number of plant in the genera Elettaria and Amomum belongs to the ‘Zingiberaceae’ family. It is native to India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan. It is a small seed pods with triangular in cross-section and spindled with a thin green outer shell and small black seeds inside.
Extraction Process: The oil is extracted from seeds pods of cardamom through using steam distillation method. The main constituents of cardamom oil are sabinene, nerol, limonene, eugenol, terpinene, cineol, geraniol, linalool, nerodilol, heptenone, borneol, alpha-terpineol, beta Terpineol, terpinyl Acetate, alpha-Pinene, myrcene, neryl acetate, cymene, methyl heptenone, linalyl acetate, and heptacosane.
Properties, Uses and Benefits: Cardamom seeds are rich in minerals such as calcium, sulfur and phosphorus. The oil contains sweet and spicy fragrance with pale yellow in coloration and have barely watery viscosity. It also contains antiseptic, aphrodisiac, antimicrobial, astringent, digestive, stimulant, stomachic, and diuretic properties.
The health benefits of cardamom oil for our health, skin and hair and is extensively admired for its use in aromatherapy and relives spasm, prevents from microbial infections, improves digestion, boosts metabolism, supports nervous system, promotes healthy blood circulation, removes toxins from your body, keeps your pores and skin healthy and also maintains your hair and scalp health. Emotionally, Cardamom spice Oil is uplifting and energizing. It might offer promise to those who challenged with stress, fatigue, depression or despair.
Cardamom oil has a clean and fascinating aroma that is often described as intoxicating and nurturing. The aroma of cardamom oil is sweet and spicy with woody undertones. This Spice oil also boasts fruity and balsamic middle notes. This Spice oil blends nicely with citrus oils such as wild orange, lemon, and bergamot. Cardamom Spice Oil is a lovely and intriguing oil to explore for each aromatic (fragrant) and therapeutic blending. Aromatically, Cardamom Essential Oil is a spicy-sweet middle note that blends well other spice oils, citrus oils, wood oils, and so many other oils. Cardamom Oil is considered an aphrodisiac.