Cardamom Elettaria Cardamomum 

Plant 4 m tall similar to our common reed, with small yellow flowers and purple tips, followed by oblong brownish-reddish seeds.
The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from dried and freshly shelled seeds.
Its scent is warm, spicy, woody, with a sweet-balsamic note.

Quantity: 4 ml
Origin: Sri Lanka
Cultivation: Organic
Distilled: Sri Lanka
Internal Use: Yes

Natural flavoring for food


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Cardamom Essential Oil (Elettaria Cardamomum) is a spice that has always been used in Arab and Indian cuisine.
The use of cardamom dates back to about 3000 years ago, mentioned in Ayurvedic medicine, and in the writings of Hippocrates and Dioscorides.

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 cosa dice la scienzaThe Ministry of Health recognizes its beneficial effects on digestion and on the regulation of gastrointestinal motility, as well as its carminative properties. It fluidifies bronchial secretions.

 Apparato digestivo In Naturopathy it is used as a gastro-protector and carminative. Smelled or diffused can make the nausea go away.

 Apparato RespiratorioRecommended by naturopaths in case of sinusitis, bronchitis and cold, it’s an extraordinary decongestant of the upper respiratory tract; used in fumigations it improves cough and thins mucus.

 adatto per massaggiMassaging the affected area with a dilution of cardamom essential oil and vegetable oil to relieve sciatica and muscle pain.

 Uso in cucinaA fundamental spice in the kitchen, chef Roberto Abbadati used it in his recipes for the “Chocolate and Cardamom Drink”, also discover it in the Essentia Cardamom spray version.

 Effetti psicologiciIn Psycho-Naturopathy it can be used when you feel in crisis and need to get up. Revitalizes and sweeps away negative thoughts, helps to focus, and counteracts anxiety and depression.

Suggested uses:

  • Diffuser: 1/3 drops of o.e. in 100ml of water.
  • Fumigations: a few drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt in 1 liter of hot water for about 20 minutes. Keep your eyes and mouth closed.
  • Bathtub: 8/10 drops of essential oil emulsified in coarse salt, milk, cream, or honey in hot water (to prevent the essential oil from evaporating).
  • Massages: we recommend diluting 1/2 drops of essential oil in a tablespoon of carrier oil.
  • Culinary use: we recommend 1/2 drops of essential oil in 100 gr. of food at the end of cooking, mixed in a seasoning. We suggest to always start with the lowest recommended dose, to possibly increase the drops in the future.

Warnings: Do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnant and breastfeeding. If in doubt, consult a doctor / naturopath.


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4ml, 8ml


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