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Organic Cardmom

Organic Cardmom

Elleteria cardamomum

Botanical Properties

Cardmom is a herbaceous plant with rhizomes, and belongs to the Zingiberaceae family. Its fruit, a green capsule containing aromatic seeds, is used as a spice. This plant grows best in hot and humid climates, and is found at altitudes between 900 and 1500 m.

Origin and history

Originating in India, cardamom has been used for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine against digestive problems. Furthermore, it is an indispensable ingredient within Indian and Asian cuisine. Seen by many as a plant with magical properties, cardamom used to be offered to the gods for religious purification and communication.

Organoleptic properties

Aspect: liquid

Colour: orange, yellow

Odour: spicy, similar to ginger

Distilled parts: Fruits

Country of origin: Guatemala

Density: 0.920 - 0.940


Principal biochemical constituents: 1.8 cineole, alpha-Terpenyle acetate.

Allergenic molecules naturally found within this essential oil: Limonene, Linalool, Geraniol.

Certain natural components of this essential oil may cause allergic reactions. Please do an allergy test on the skin in the crease of your elbow before using this product.


• Digestive

• Carminative

• Tonic

• Expectorant

• Antibacterial

• Powerful antiviral

• Antispasmodic


We recommend our organic cardamom essential oils against digestive system problems, such as aerophagia, colitis, and spasms. By topical friction when mixed with a vegetable oil, it helps to reduce nausea, bloating, stomach aches, and diarrhoea. This essential oil will have a positive impact on the otorhinolaryngological system, and does so by reducing inflammation in the respiratory tract, all whilst fighting bronchitis and asthma.



Please consult your doctor before taking any therapy or treatment orally.

Oral administration:

Take 2 drops of cardamom essential oil, twice a day. Mix with a little honey or a lozenge placed under the tongue. Take as such with a meal to counter digestive problems.

On the skin:

Mix 10 drops of organic cardamom essential oil with 30 drops of organic borage oil, and rub on any fungal infections.

By diffusion:

This oil will cleanse the air within a room when diffused, all thanks to its powerful antibacterial properties.

Possible synergies

Digestive problems: Mint, Rosemary

Energetic values and synergies

Organic cardamom essential oil is linked to the Manipura chakra, located at the celiac plexus, which is associated with the colour yellow.

Applying cardamom essential oil to the celiac plexus releases pent-up emotion, and enables a heightened perception of the feelings of your close ones. Furthermore, it stimulates and reinvigorates the organism.

In synergy: Peppermint


Flammable. Oral use only under medical advice. Keep out of reach of children. Unadvisable for children under the age of three, pregnant or lactating women. Do not apply to the skin before exposing oneself to the sun. Can be used in cooking. Do not apply neat to the skin.


The information given on this site regarding essential oils are only to be taken as indications. They do in no way, aim to replace any medical advice given by a qualified doctor. For all therapeutic uses, or if you wish to obtain more information on essential oils, please consult your doctor

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