Cardamom 100% Pure Joy Naturals Essential Oil is sweet, spicy and almost balsamic in fragrance. If you often suffer from nausea or indigestion, consider adding cardamom essential oil to your natural apothecary. (Essential Oil Natural Remedies, Althea Press)
Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum
Main Constituents: 1,8-Cineole: 38.2% Terpinyl acetate: 43.8%
Plant Part: Seeds
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A light, colourless to 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 scent.
Blends With: Rose, Orange, Bergamot, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud and Cedarwood.
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.
Cautions: DO NOT DRINK essential oils. Dilute before use; may cause skin irritation in some individuals, so a skin test is recommended prior to use. Avoid contact with eyes. Keep out of reach of children. For best results Diffuse or use topically with a carrier oil.
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