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The Aromatherapist

Cardamom

Certified Organic Essential Oil, 5 ml

Botanical Name: elettaria cardamomum 
Origin: Sri Lanka
Part of Plant: fruits/seeds
Extraction: steam
Major Biochemical Compounds: Terpenyl acetate, 1,8-Cineol, Linalyl acetate, Linalool, Sabinene
Common Uses: All digestive problems. Warms the stomach, stimulates appetite, settles indigestion, eases nausea and heartburn. Also used for respiratory problems where there is congestion and phlegm. 
Emotional/Psychological Uses: Invigorating, good for recovery after illness. Inspires creativity, sensuality and confidence.
Blends Well With: Black Pepper, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Bergamot, Jasmine, Black Spruce and Rose Absolute. 
Inside Info: Cardamom creates a beautiful, spicy top note in perfumes. Try with Jasmine, Sandalwood and Patchouli for a rich, gender neutral personal scent. 
Best Ways to Use (see 'Methods of Use'): Steam inhalant, personal scent, environmental fragrance, compress and massage