Cardamom is said to be one of the oldest and most precious oils known. The name of this oil is thought to have come from an Arab word (“hehmama”), which means hot and pungent. The spice is used world-wide in culinary practices and the essential oil and herb are widely used for their medicinal properties.
Name of Oil:Cardamom
Latin Binomial:Elettaria cardamomum
Countries of Origin:Sri Lanka, India, Guatemala, El Salvador
Scent Profile:spicy, warm, woody, rich, sweet
Parts used in distillation:seeds
Oil Characteristics:Clear, thin, middle note, medium intensity
Cultivation: Organically Grown