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Cardamom Essential Oil 10ml (Steam Distilled)

Cardamom Essential Oil 10ml

Cardamom Essential Oil 10ml (Steam Distilled)

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Latin Name: Elattaria cardamomum

  • Oil of Elattaria cardamomum extracted using the steam distillation method
  • Sweet, spicy and balsamic aroma with camphoraceous undertones
  • Traditionally used to calm and soothe the mind and body
  • Aroma: middle note
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients – no solvents used in the extraction method
Quality Assured Vegetarian and Vegan Safe
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Cardamom Essential Oil 10ml from Indigo Herbs has a unique, pungent aroma that is calming and soothing yet stimulating to bodily systems. This deliciously scented and warming oil can be diffused to promote clear thinking and clear breathing, whilst filling the room with an inviting, homely aroma. Alternatively it can be diluted in a carrier oil and used to create an uplifting massage or bath oil.

At Indigo Herbs we are passionate about premium quality botanicals. Explore the tabs on this page to find out more about the quality, manufacture and suggested use of this essential oil. At Indigo Herbs we are committed to empowering optimum health and nutrition and assisting you to take responsibility for your own health and wellbeing, by having access to many of natures healing botanicals.

Especially useful in promoting healthy digestion, Cardamom essential oil can be diluted with a carrier oil and massaged into the abdomen to revive a sluggish digestive system and boost metabolism. It is an excellent digestive stimulant that helps to maintain the secretion of gastric juices, acids and bile in the stomach.

With anti-spasmodic properties, Cardamom oil can be used to soothe cramped, sore muscles and applied to the chest to relieve respiratory spasms. 

Blends well with; rose, orange, bergamot, cinnamon, cloves, caraway and cedarwood essential oils.

Using Aromatherapy in your daily routine is simple, easy and can be enormously beneficial. Pure neat essential oils can be evaporated into the environment and inhaled while products that have already been diluted in an oil can be applied straight to the skin. There are lots of different ways to utilize the pure neat essential oils; these can be made into a room spray or used in an an essential oil burner/ vaporizer.

This is a lovely way to perfume an environment and essential oils are very good at affecting the mood, mind and emotions when evaporated into the air. Adding essential oils to your bath is the best way to ensure the oils are absorbed through the pores of the skin while also inhaling the vapors; maximum benefit can then be had whilst enjoying a soak. Additionally the neat oils can be diluted into a carrier medium. This can be a cream, body butter, face cream, vegetable body oil and bath salts to name a few. For full instructions go to our How to use Aromatherapy page.

Cardamom essential oil can be used in the bath, or vaporized in an oil burner. It can be added to a massage oil or cream. Use 6-8 drops per bath and 10 -18 drops per 30ml of carrier oil. See Essential Oil Dosage Chart

  • Produced to GMP standards
  • Quality Assured by Indigo Herbs
  • 100% pure botanical ingredients - no solvents used in the extraction method
  • Bottled in a pharmacoepial grade brown glass bottle

Manufacture Process

Our essential oils are manufactured to GMP standards using steam distillation or cold pressing.

Indigo Herbs Cardamom Essential Oil is extracted using the "steam distillation" method. In this process the botanical material is placed in a still and steam is forced over the material. The hot steam helps to release the aromatic molecules from the plant material since the steam forces open the pockets in which the oils are kept. Molecules of the volatile oils then escape and evaporate into the steam. The temperature of the steam needs to be carefully controlled - just enough to force the plant material to let go of the essential oil, yet not too hot as to burn the plant material or the essential oil. The steam now containing the essential oil is passed through a cooling system to condense the steam which forms a liquid. The essential oil is then separated from the water and bottled, resulting in 100% pure essential oil.

Essential oils need to be diluted first; never apply an essential oil directly to the skin. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth.

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