Cardamom Essential Oil
Cardamom - 100% Pure Essential Oil
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 yellow flowers, with a violet tip and a large fleshy rhizome, similar to ginger. Oblong grey fruits follow the flowers, each containing many seeds.
Cardamom was well known in ancient times. The Egyptians used it in perfumes and incense and chewed it to whiten their teeth. The Romans used it for their stomachs when they over-indulged. The Arabs used it grounded in their coffee and It is an important ingredient in Asian cooking.
Botanical Name: Elettaria Cardamomum
Plant Part: Seeds
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Colour: Pale yellow
Aromatic Scent: Sweet, spicy and almost balsamic in fragrance
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Blends Well With: Rose, Orange, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Cloves, Caraway and Cedarwood.
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