Cardamom Essential Oil 1/3 fl oz: C
The oil has a spicy, camphor-like aroma with floral undertones. It imparts a warm note to masculine scents and floral perfumes. It blends well with bergamot, frankincense, ylang ylang, cedarwood and coriander. Aromatherapy benefits: warming, comforting, alluring. Cardamom is a popular spice worldwide. In Europe, it is used in Dutch windmill biscuits and Scandinavian-style cakes and pastries, and in the liqueur akvavit. Other uses are: in pickles, especially pickled herring; in punches and mulled wines; occasionally with meat, poultry and shellfish. It flavours custards, and some Russian liqueurs. In India, it features in curries, is essential in pilaus (rice dishes) and gives character to pulse dishes. Cardamom is often included in Indian sweet dishes and drinks. Cardamom is also chewed like nuts, as a breath and tooth cleaner. It is a flavouring for Arab and Turkish coffee. Chinese use powdered cardamom sprinkled on cooked cereal to correct gluten intolerance in children. The 1997 Commission E on Phytotherapy and Herbal Substances of the German Federal Institute for Drugs recommends Cardamom for 'Dyspepsia. Average daily dosage: 1.5 g of drug; equivalent preparations. Tincture (according to Erg. B. 6) : Daily dosage: 1 - 2 g. Mode of Administration: Ground seeds, as well as galenical preparations thereof for internal use. Actions: Cholagogue; Virustatic.' Grieve's classic 'A Modern Herbal': 'The seeds are helpful in indigestion and flatulence, giving a grateful but not fiery warmth. When chewed singly in the mouth the flavour is not unpleasant, and they are said to be good for colic and disorders of the head. In flavouring they are combined with oils of Orange, Cinnamon, Cloves, and Caraway.' Cardamom oil is non-toxic and non-irritant as well as non-sensitizing. Cardamom is particularly helpful for the digestive system. It works as a laxative and soothes colic, wind, dyspepsia and nausea, even pregnancy nausea. It warms the stomach and helps with heartburn. When feeling weak and mentally fatigued, Cardamom oil can help with its refreshing and uplifting effect. Cardamom oil's expectorant properties help clear coughs. It is a well-known remedy for impotence and low sexual response. Cardamom oil is most beneficial to the digestive system, but can also help with the treatment of coughs, and a general feeling of not feeling that well. In vapor therapy Cardamom oil can be useful for the digestive system, for coughs and fatigue. As a massage oil or diluted in the bath, Cardamom oil can assist with: digestive system, coughs and a general tonic. It is an excellent bath oil, leaving you feeling refreshed and stimulated. Cardamom oil blends well with: Rose, Orange, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Cloves, Caraway and Cedarwood. Essential and resin oils are volatile, fragrant materials extracted from the root, bark, wood, seed, fruit, leaf or flower of a single plant. Essential oils contain the odor, ta
Cardamom Essential Oil 1/3 fl oz: C Review
This is one of best oils at Kalyx. For 20.63, it's just amazingly good-quality product.