Organic Cardamom 5ml
Cardamom seeds are largely used in the cuisines of many cultures: Indian, Middle Eastern and Asian, to name a few. The seeds lend a pleasant fragrance to various dishes. Cardamom is also known for its medicinal properties.
Cardamom essential oil is used in aromatherapy for its carminative and antispasmodic action to help relieve digestive discomfort as well as to help relieve cough and cold symptoms.
Botanical name: Elleteria cardamomum
Extraction method: Steam distillation
Part used: Seed
Color: Colourless to pale yellow
Odor: Rising, cineol-like and spicy
Chemo type: TERPENYL ACETATE
Topical: (Adults): Mix 1 to 2 drops in 1/2 teaspoon (2.5ml) of vegetable oil; apply to the affected area 3 times a day. Inhalation: Add 4 to 12 drops to a bowl of steaming hot water or a diffuser. Inhale slowly and deeply for 5-10 minutes.
WARNING: FOR EXTERNAL AND OCCASIONAL USE ONLY. DO NOT TAKE ORALLY. DO NOT USE ESSENTIAL OILS UNDILUTED. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center. Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes; if this happens, rinse thoroughly with vegetable oil. Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use. May cause allergic reaction (e.g. skin rashes, irritation, dermatitis, irritation of the respiratory tract); in which case, discontinue use and consult a health care practitioner. If nausea, dizziness, headache or allergic reactions occur, discontinue use. Do not use on inflamed skin or if suffering from dermatitis. Avoid exposing treated area to sunlight. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.