Latin Name: elletaria cardamomum General Description Also pronounced cardamon this particular oil comes from thousands of years of use in Chinese and Indian medicine. This oil was once recommended by Hippocrates for coughs and abdominal pain. This herb is widely used as one of the favorite spices in India, Europe and Latin America. Cardamom Folklore Throughout the Arab world, Cardamom is one of the most popular spices, with Cardamom coffee being a symbol of hospitality and prestige. The spice is also very popular in the Scandinavian countries where it is used more extensively than cinnamon. How It's Made The dried ripe fruit and seeds are used in steam distillation to produce the essential oil.
Prevents Flatulence Helps Digestion Helps Those with Anorexia Helps with Cramps Helps with Halitosis Helps with Heartburn Reduces Nausea
Nervous System<> Helps with Mental Exhaustion Helps with Nervous Strain
This oil is non-toxic and will not irritate or sensitize the
. Cardamom should not be used directly on the
. The oil should first be mixed with a diluting or carrier oil.