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Cardamom (White)

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


Usage Instructions

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)

-Oral infections

-Nicotine overdose

-Promote more frequent urination (this helps people lose excess water weight, lowers blood pressure and removes toxins)

-Improve digestion

-Boost metabolism

-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.


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