Cardamom – essential oil

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Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum
Parts Used: Seed
Extraction Method: Hydrodiffusion
Aroma: Herbaceous, woody, balsamic, spicy
Blends Well With: Bergamot, cilantro, ginger, ylang ylang
Miscellaneous: The Cardamom used in cooking usually refers to a spice made from the seeds of several plants.*

Historical Overview:
Cardamom has often been used as a cooking spice or flavoring and is broadly used in South Asia to support a wide-ranging variety of health needs.*

Key Chemical Components:
by approximate percentage

a-terpineol…………………..45%
sabinene………………………2%
myrcene…………………….27%
b-phellandrene……………..3%
limonene……………………..8%
menthone……………………6%
1,8-cineole………………….2%

*This information does not provide medical advice. It is intended for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read in this app. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

Safety

The following safety precautions should be followed when using this oil:

  • Do not use with children under the age of 10 due to high 1,8-cineole content.

Other Uses

Digestive Support: Take 1-2 drops in a capsule OR dilute as recommended with fractionated coconut oil and apply 1-2 drops on stomach or reflex points on feet.*
Mood/Emotional Health: Diffuse for inhalation OR place 1-2 drops in 1 Tbs. fractionated coconut oil and massage into skin, back of neck, or reflex points on feet.*
Joint/Muscle Support: Dilute as recommended and apply 1-2 drops on desired area or reflex points on feet.*
Women’s Health: Dilute as recommended and apply on location OR dilute and apply to reflex points on feet.*

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*This site does not provide medical advice. It is intended for informational purposes only. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read in this app. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

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