Cardamom: Elettaria cardamomum (L.)
Crop: Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth
Producing Organ: Ripe pods
Origin: Sri Lanka
Production Method: Steam distilled
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Benefits: Cardamom essential oil is a warm, energizing, spicy aroma. It is perfect for winter diffuser blends and will add a sweet and spicy zing! to your morning aromatherapy routine. Try blending cardamom into homemade soaps, lotions, or men's cologne for a warm and balancing effect.
Perfumery: Cardamom is a top note with a sweet-spicy, warm, woody-balsamic note.
Oils That Blend Well With Cardamom: Cardamom aromatherapy essential oil blends well with bergamot Citrus aurantium var. bergamia, black pepper Piper nigrum , cajuput Melaleuca leucadendron var. cajuputi, eucalyptus Eucalyptus globulus, fennel Foeniculum vulgare, frankincense Boswellia carteri, geranium Pelargonium graveolens, ginger Zingiber officinale, juniper Juniperus communis, lemon Citrus limonum, myrtle Myrtus communis, peppermint Mentha × piperita, pine Pinus sylvestris, rosewood Dysoxylum fraserianum (sustainably produced), tea tree Australia Melaleuca alternifolia, tea tree New Zealand Leptospermum scoparium, and thyme Thymus vulgaris.
Regulatory Status: Cardamom essential oil is listed on the FDA Generally Recognized as Safe (GRAS) list.
Cardamom Belly Massage Oil
Cardamom Elettaria cardamomum (L.): 10-drops
Sweet almond oil: 4-t
Directions: Blend the cardamom into the sweet almond and gently massage the abdomen in clockwise circles.