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Cardamom Essential Oil

(Elettaria cardamomum)

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 and has been used historically in folk medicine to relieve pain, tend to wounds and assist in overcoming nausea. 


A top note with a strong aroma, Cardamom Essential Oil is sweet, spicy, and almost balsamic in fragrance.

Found in these Essential Tonic Blends:

Therapeutic Properties:

analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, calmative, carminative, nervine, pectoral, stomachic

Therapeutic Uses:

indigestion, intestinal cramp, flatulence, dyspepsia, nausea, gastric migraine, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, colitis, Crohn’s disease, muscular cramp and strains, muscular spasm, bronchial congestion, exhaustion and mental fatigue; strengthening, fortifying

Blends well with...

bay (west indian), benzoin, bergamot, black pepper, cedarwood, cinnamon leaf, clove bud, coriander seed, fennel (sweet), geranium, ginger, grapefruit, ho wood, jasmine, lavandin, lemon, mandarin, marjoram (sweet), may chang, nutmeg, orange (sweet), palmarosa, petitgrain, pimento
berry, rosewood, sandalwood, turmeric, valerian, ylang ylang

Precautionary advice:

No contraindications known. GRAS status.