Cardamom - Essential Oil
Cardamom - Essential Oil
Size: 5 ml
Cardamom is widely used in Indian and Oriental cuisine. The oil is extracted from the seeds.1 A study has provided evidence that extracts of cardamom fruits and seeds with their antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties can be therapeutic agents of interest against periodontal infections.2 It is also said to have a little "aphrodisiac" side for both gastronomy and well-being, so this aromatic is certainly seductive!
Its fragrance and properties are equally appealing in aromatherapy and cooking.
Anti-infectious, antispasmodic, antivomiting, carminative, decongestant, expectorant, stimulant, tonic, vermifuge.
Olfaction, Diffusion, Bath, Cutaneous application, Cooking.
My botanical name: Elettaria Cardamomum
My family: Zingiberaceae
My color: Colorless to light yellow
My odor: Warm, spicy
Synergy: Cinnamon, Eucalyptus radiata, Juniper, Peppermint, Mandarin
Before using any product containing essential oils, please check and follow the precautions, warnings and contraindications.
Before using an essential oil, if in doubt, here is a tolerance test that allows you to check your sensitivity to essential oils. Simply place 3 drops of the essential oil mixture in the hollow of the elbow or wrist and wait a few minutes for a topical reaction, or up to 48 hours for an allergic reaction. Caution: do not use essential oils that are said to be dermocaustic or phototoxic, as they may cause burns on the skin.
Do not apply them pure on the skin or on the mucous membranes.
Avoid any contact with the eyes.
Respect the recommended doses.
Keep out of reach of children.
Note: the properties, indications and methods of use are taken from reference books or websites in aromatherapy. They are regularly found there and for many confirmed by observations in scientific environment. However, this information is given for information purposes only, and in no way constitutes medical information, nor does it engage our responsibility. For any use in a therapeutic purpose, consult a health professional.
Notice: although natural, essential oils are active products that require responsible handling. In no case will Maison Jacynthe be held responsible for the consequences of an incorrect or careless application of these products or the methods presented.
2.Mariem Souissi, Jabrane Azelmat, Kamel Chaieb, Daniel Grenier. Antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) extracts: Potential therapeutic benefits for periodontal infections. Anaerobe 2020 Feb; 61:102089. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2019.102089. Epub 2019 Aug 17.https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31430531/