100% Pure Cardamom Essential Oil
Scientific Name : Elettaria cardamomum
Part of Plant Used : Seeds
Best Extraction Method : Steam Distillation
Aroma : Sweet and Balsamic
Odor Strength : High
Evaporation : Top Note
Oil Hue : Clear / Pale Yellow
Origin : Commonly sourced from Guatemala and India
Primary Active Constituent : Eucalyptol, Terpinyl Acetate
Blends Well With : Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Orange, Rose, and Ylang Ylang, Ginger, Eucalyptus, or Rosemary essential oils
Topical: Mix 3 drops of Cardamom with 6 drops of Black Cumin Seed Carrier oil and apply to any pulled muscles, or the chest to provide relief from asthma, and whooping cough.
Aromatic: Diffuse 3-5 drops of Cardamom oil in the bedroom to boost libido. Can be also be diffused during dinnertime to ensure healthy digestion.
Internal: Cardamom oil can be used internally by putting 3 drops into an empty capsule with at least 6 drops of Black Cumin Seed. Alternatively, 3 drops of Cardamom oil can be put into at least 8 oz of water/juice/tea. Always use a glass container. 3 drops of Cardamom can also be put into a tablespoon of raw, local honey. Some ailments internal use of Cardamom can assist with are as follows:
-Low libido and erectile dysfunction
-Halitosis (bad breath)
-Promote more frequent urination (this helps people lose excess water weight, lowers blood pressure and removes toxins)
-Heat up the body to clear congestion, relieve headaches, and promote sweating
Precautions: Pregnant and nursing women are not advised to use Cardamom essential oil internally, as the oil can cause a warming effect which could negatively impact the health of the infant.
Essential Oils should never be consumed without first consulting your doctor/aromatherapist/naturopath, etc. Skin Patch Tests should always be conducted when applying an essential oil topically for the first time.