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Cardamom Essential Oil 1/3 fl oz
Cardamom Essential Oil 1/3 fl oz

Cardamom Essential Oil 1/3 fl oz

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Cardamom Essential Oil 1/3 fl oz
Part Number: 445026-01
UPC: 76796300105
Manufacturer: Starwest Botanicals
Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum/ Guatemala
Origin: Guatemala
Lead Time: Ships 2-3 days
The oil has a spicy, camphor-like aroma with floral undertones. It imparts a warm note to masculine scents and floral perfumes.

It blends well with bergamot, frankincense, ylang ylang, cedarwood and coriander.

Aromatherapy benefits: warming, comforting, alluring.

Cardamom is a popular spice worldwide.

In Europe, it is used in Dutch windmill biscuits and Scandinavian-style cakes and pastries, and in the liqueur akvavit. Other uses are: in pickles, especially pickled herring; in punches and mulled wines; occasionally with meat, poultry and shellfish.

It flavours custards, and some Russian liqueurs.

In India, it features in curries, is essential in pilaus (rice dishes) and gives character to pulse dishes. Cardamom is often included in Indian sweet dishes and drinks.

Cardamom is also chewed like nuts, as a breath and tooth cleaner.

It is a flavouring for Arab and Turkish coffee.

Chinese use powdered cardamom sprinkled on cooked cereal to correct gluten intolerance in children.

The 1997 Commission E on Phytotherapy and Herbal Substances of the German Federal Institute for Drugs recommends Cardamom for 'Dyspepsia. Average daily dosage: 1.5 g of drug; equivalent preparations. Tincture (according to Erg. B. 6): Daily dosage: 1 - 2 g. Mode of Administration: Ground seeds, as well as galenical preparations thereof for internal use. Actions