Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||colorless to pale yellow clear liquid with spicy odor|
|:||Soluble in alcohol and oils. Insoluble in water.|
|:||0.923 - 0.941 @ 25° C|
|:||(+24°) to (+41°) @ 20° C|
|:||1.462 - 1.467 @ 20° C|
Plant Part Used
DESCRIPTION:The name cardamom is used for herbs within two genera of the ginger family Zingiberaceae, namely Elettaria and Amomum. Its seedpod are triangular in with a thin papery outer shell and small black seeds. The seeds are distilled to product essential oil.
CONSTITUENTS:limonene (8%), menthone (6%), b-phellandrene (3%), a-terpineol (45%), myrcene (27%), 1,8-cineol (2%), sabinene (2%), and smaller amounts of heptane.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:A top note with a strong aroma, Cardamom Essential Oil is sweet, spicy.
BLENDS WITH:cinnamon, cloves, caraway and cedarwood, Rose, orange, bergamot.
COMMON NAMES:Elettaria and Amomum.
USES:Cardomom seed oil is used as a flavoring agent in both food and drink, as cooking spices and as a medicine also due to its herbal properties. Further, it is also a well-known remedy for impotence & low sexual response.