ELETTARIA CARDAMOMUM- COLOMBIA
Our organic cardamom essential oil is steam distilled from seeds of the perennial cardamom plant, also known as the Queen of Spice, often cultivated beneath the shaded canopy of forests in rural Colombia.
We love using this essential oil in a diffuser blend to help lift the spirits during those seasonal times when one might be feeling a bit down due to weather and also needing to fortify the immune system.
The light green seeds of the Elettaria cardamomum plant create a warm, fresh, spicy essential oil.
Emotionally and energetically, this warming cardamom essential oil invites mental clarity and balance, especially during a situation where one might be worrying excessively.
Saturated, bright and seemingly radiant optimism, cardamom essential oil is one of the softest spiced oils.
Warm and surprisingly rich aroma of oil, preserving all the characteristic features of the beloved with many spices, has a strong antidepressant effect and is one of the recognized aphrodisiacs.
The aroma of cardamom, as beloved as a spice and seasoning, is fully preserved in essential oil. A sweet, complex, enchanting lollipop oil with a bright spicy base captivates with a gradually opening wood overtone and a powerful, persistent and characteristic base.
Combination with other oils
Bright and optimistic cardamom oil goes well with “strong” and persistent essential oils, which have an equally complex aroma. It goes well with coriander, rosewood, geranium, wormwood, ferula, lippia, myrtle, pine, juniper, frankincense and lemon, which enhance its tonic and antiseptic characteristics.
Cardamom is combined with all types of base oils, but its properties are most pronounced in mixtures with olive oil and St. John's wort oil.
Impact on the psycho-emotional sphere
Cardamom and it’s amazing, energetic aroma are not for nothing so often used to flavor coffee.
Essential oil that inherits the characteristic features of the smell of spices is one of the best ester-antidepressants. It carries a feeling of confidence in its own well-being, gives bright hopes and aspirations, lightness and peace, enhanced by clarity of mind.
Awakening optimism and instantly relieving tension, cardamom oil returns vigor, strength, energy, allows you to quickly eliminate apathy, relieve fatigue, depression and decadent moods.
This oil inspires, carries a new charge of vivacity and mood for changes, awakens, and creates an amazing atmosphere that helps to restore confidence in oneself and one's strength. Cardamom brings new hopes, perfect for finding new ways to achieve the goal.
This aromatic oil is also characterized by the ability to relieve headaches, melancholy manifestations, drive away fears and anxieties. This is a wonderful tool for quick mood swings, preparation for important events and holidays.
Cardamom is considered one of the most powerful aphrodisiacs, although its effect is more likely associated with a general tonic and optimistic effect. It is used as a remedy against impotence, the wonderful aroma of oil helps to relax, eliminate fears and complexes, and reveals and enhances sensuality.
Strong antiseptic and stimulating properties of cardamom oil are manifested in skin care. This is one of the best anti-aging products, the effect of which is based on restoring the elasticity and structure of the skin.
It is used to improve cosmetics, to create a mixture of oils in anti-aging massage courses.
Actively increasing collagen synthesis and restoring the density and elasticity of the skin, cardamom oil helps to maintain its youth and beauty.
Possessing a light clarifying effect, cardamom has a generally improving effect on the skin, giving it a smooth and attractive shade.
This is an excellent tool to enhance the nutrition of the skin, to obtain both quick and systemic tonic effect.
This spicy oil is characterized by an active anti-cellulite effect, the ability to restore skin turgor with weight changes, to restore the elasticity and elasticity of the epidermis.
They consider the deodorizing effect of the oil to be irreplaceable. It refreshes, eliminates unpleasant odors, tones and is highly resistant.
Cardamom oil is one of the classic ingredients for making homemade perfumes, cosmetics and soaps. The combination of non-aggressiveness, bright and very persistent aroma and antiseptic properties makes it an indispensable spicy oil. It is usually used in compositions of an oriental character.
This is an excellent tool for sports medicine: cardamom oil actively relaxes muscles when used in massage mixtures.
Features of the use of oil and precautions
Cardamom oil is the only spicy oil that is not on the allergen list.
Methods of use and dosage
Like all spicy essential oils, cardamom is used in low dosages. But since this oil rarely causes negative reactions and is non-aggressive, it can be used in almost all aromatherapy methods.
For the most popular methods, cardamom essential oils are used in the following dosages:
• no more than 2-3 drops for aroma lamps and other methods of air aromatization;
• from 5 to 10 drops for aromatherapy baths, but with a limitation of the maximum duration of the procedure to 15 minutes (it is impossible to rinse after the bath);
• 5 drops per 10 g of base oil for aroma massage, the mixture is used slightly warmed up and the exposure is continued only until completely absorbed into the skin;
• no more than 1-2 drops for inhalation and compresses
Important: essential oils are highly concentrated vegetable essences, so they require dilution with carrier vegetable oils.
Presentation: Amber glass bottles, self-adhesive dropper with internal cone.
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That is why in our product descriptions only its cosmetic properties are mentioned.