Cardamom oil has many applications in perfumery. It is added to oriental type aromas for soaps, cosmetics, and body care products.
Botanical Name - Elettaria cardamomum
Common Method of Extraction - Steam distillation
Parts Used – Fruit
Note Classification - Middle to Top
Aroma -Warm, green, spicy, balsamic
Largest Producing Countries - Guatemala, India (Malabar Coast), Sri Lanka, and Tanzania
Traditional Use -Cardamom is native to India, and is used in Ayurvedic medicine for flatulence, colic, and poor digestion. Common both in perfumery and culinary use.
Properties -Antiseptic, antispasmodic, carminative, cephalic, digestive, diuretic, laxative, nerve tonic, stimulant, stomachic.
Benefits - Anorexia, constipation, cough, dyspepsia, halitosis, indigestion, flatulence, griping pains, loss of appetite, muscular cramps and spasms, nausea, nervous strain, physical exhaustion, sinus headache, stomach cramps, vomiting. Cardamom may be added to a massage blend for upset stomachs.
Blends Well With - Bay, bergamot, black pepper, caraway, cedarwood, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, fennel, ginger, grapefruit, jasmine, labdanum, lemon, lemongrass, litsea cubeba, mandarin, neroli, olibanum, orange, palmarosa, patchouli, petitgrain, sandalwood, vetiver, and ylang ylang.
Safety Data –
is non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing.
Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India
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