Cardamom Seed - Elettaria Cardamomum Maton
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Description: Cardamom Seed is a spice made from the seed pods of various plants in the ginger family. Cardamom pods are spindle-shaped and have a triangular cross-section. The pods contain a number of seeds, but the entire cardamom pod can be used whole or ground. The seeds are small and black, while the pods differ in color and size by species.
Properties: Antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, decongestant, diuretic, expectorant, stomachic, and tonic.
Historical uses: Anciently, cardamom was used for epilepsy, spasms, paralysis, rheumatism, cardiac disorders, all intestinal illnesses, pulmonary disease, fever, and digestive and urinary complaints.
Blends Well With: Bergamot, Cedarwood, Cinnamon, Clove, Wild Orange, Rose, Ylang Ylang.
Cardamom Essential Oil Application
- Can be used aromatically
- Can be consumed
- Can be used topically