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A perennial, reed-like herb, Cardamom grows wild and is cultivated in India and Sri Lanka. It grows up to 4 meters (13 feet) and has long, green silky blades, small yellow flowers, with a violet tip and a large fleshy rhizome, similar to ginger. Oblong grey fruits follow the flowers, each containing many seeds.
Cardamom was well known in ancient times. The Egyptians used it in perfumes and incense and chewed it to whiten their teeth. The Romans used it for their stomachs when they over-indulged. The Arabs used it grounded in their coffee and It is an important ingredient in Asian cooking.
Sweet, spicy and almost balsamic in fragrance
Clear to pale yellow liquid.
Method of extraction:
- Antioxidant and Diuretic properties.
- Helpful for treating infections due to its anti-bacterial properties.
- Promotes healthy and clean breathing.
Supports digestive and gastrointestinal systems.
How To Use:
Topical Use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity and irritation.
Aromatic Use: Diffuse up to 30 minutes 3 times daily.
Botanical Name: Elettaria Cardamomum
Colour: Clear to Pale yellow
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Blends Well With: Rose, Orange, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Cloves, Caraway and Cedarwood.
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