Aroma: Sweet, hot-spicy, and very powerful
Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum
Country of Origin: Guatemala
Cultivation Method: Conventionally grown
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Extracted From: Dried seeds
Color: Clear to pale yellow
Perfumery Note: Middle
Aromatherapy Properties: Warming, comforting, and fresh. Some say this uplifting spice also has aphrodisiac qualities.
Suggested Use: Mix it in a blend to add a note of spicy confidence! It can also be used to help with digestive and respiratory problems and mental fatigue. Cardamom blends well with citrus notes, other spices, and woodsy oils like cedarwood or resins like frankincense.
History: Mentioned in the works of the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, cardamom has also been used in Eastern medicine for over 3,000 years. Today it is a well known spice worldwide.
Specific Safety Information: Not for internal use. Very powerful aroma; use sparingly. Dilute properly with use. Discontinue use if any irritation occurs. Ask your doctor if you have any questions before use.
This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and is not intended to diagnose, treat, prevent, or cure a disease.