Organic Essential Oil Details:
Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum
Plant Part: Seeds
Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A light, 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 fragrance.
Common Use: Cardamom essential oil has traditionally been used internally to protect the stomach, alleviate mental fatigue and nervous strain.
Spiritual Use: Cardamon is all about connecting the spiritual and emotional energies into the physical and mental bodies to find balance. It helps to release beliefs and emotions that are stuck in the small intestine and stomach.
Cardamon releases the feelings of being unimportant, deals with insecurities from terror or trauma and stress that is held in the stomach. It awakens new ideas and emotions that are required for us to move forward in our spiritual development.
What Chakra is connected: Solar Plexus
Blends With: Rose, Orange, Bergamot, Cinnamon bark, Clove Bud, Caraway and Cedar wood
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. Cardamom was well known in ancient times. The Egyptians used it in perfumes and incense, and the Arabs used it ground in their coffee. The seeds are an important ingredient in Middle Eastern and Asian cooking.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.
**All our organic essential oils are for external use only. Before using essential oils internal contact a qualified Aromatherapist. The information on this page is for educational purposes only, it is not meant to treat, cure, prevent, or diagnose of any disease or condition, it is not prescribe in any way.
Do not use during pregnancy.