Country of Origin
Color & Odor
|:||Colorless to very pale yellow liquid with warm spicy, camphor odor|
|:||Insoluble in water, soluble in alcohol and oils|
|:||0.917 – 0.947 @ 25°C|
|:||+22° to +44°|
|:||1.462 – 1.466 @ 20°C|
|:||1,8-cineole, Terpinyl acetate|
DESCRIPTION:Herbs like Amomum and Elettaria that belong to Zingiberaceae ginger family, are the sources of Cardamom Seed Oil. It is obtained via steam distillation method from the seeds of cardamom prior to its ripening period. The extracted oil has pleasant and pungent fragrance of spice. Its smell reminds about balsam. The translucent light yellow color oil of cardamom has light viscosity level. It is used as an essential part of Asian cuisines.
CONSTITUENTS:The derived oil contains compounds like trans-nerolidol, b-pinene, a-pinene, linalool, terpinen-4-oil, nerol, terpinolene, methyl eugenol, 1,8-cineole, a-terpineol, y-terpinenelinalyl acetate, geraniol, sabinene, citronellol, limonenea-phellandrene, myrcene and a-terpineol acetate.
AROMATIC SUMMARY / NOTE / STRENGTH OF AROMA:The top note fragrance of this oil has long lasting spicy and sweet aroma that resembles to balsamic smell.
BLENDS WITH:Cardamom Seed Oil is compatible with other essential oils of cedar wood, orange, rose, cinnamon, cloves and bergamot.
COMMON NAMES:This oil is commonly referred as Elaichi oil.
USES:The laxative properties of Cardamom Seed Oil is beneficial for digestive system of human body and are effective for treating health conditions like dyspepsia, wind, colic and nausea ( that includes nausea caused by gestation). It helps to relieve discomfort in stomach and gets rid of heartburn. Its stimulating properties are used to treat sexual arousal disorder and impotency. The expectorant attributes of this essential oil are beneficial for treating cough. The soothing aroma of this oil has refreshing effect on mind and body.