Cardamom Essential Oil

Elettaria Cardamomum

4 m tall plant similar to our common reed, with small yellow flowers and purplish tips, followed by reddish-brown oblong seeds.
The essential oil is obtained by steam distillation from the dried and freshly shelled seeds.
Its scent is warm, spicy, woody, with a sweet-balsamic note.

Amount: 4ml
Origin: Sri Lanka
Cultivation: Organic
Distilled: Sri Lanka
Internal use: Yes

Natural Flavor for Food


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Cardamom Essential Oil (Elettaria Cardamomum) it is a spice, which has always been used in Arab and Indian cuisine.
The use of cardamom dates back to about 3000 years ago, mentioned in Ayurvedic medicine, and in the writings of Hippocrates and Dioscorides.

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what science saysThe Ministry of Health recognizes its beneficial effects on digestion and the regulation of gastrointestinal motility, as well as its carminative properties. Fluidifies bronchial secretions.


Digestive systemIn Naturopathy it is used as a gastro-protector and carminative.
Sniffed or diffused can make nausea pass.


Respiratory system

Recommended by Naturopaths in case of sinusitis, bronchitis and colds as an extraordinary decongestant of the upper respiratory tract; used in suffumigi improves cough and thins mucus.


suitable for massages

Massaging the affected area with a dilution of cardamom essential oil and vegetable oil provides relief against sciatica and muscle pain.


Use in the kitchen

Fundamental spice in the kitchen, the chef Roberto Abbadati has used it in his Essential Recipes for the “Chocolate and Cardamom drinko”, discover it also in the spray version Essence Cardamom.


Psychological effects

In Psycho-Naturopathy it can be used when you feel in crisis and need to get up, revitalizes and sweeps away negative thoughts, helps focus and counteracts anxiety and depression.


Suggested uses:

  • Diffuser: 1/3 drops of oe in 100ml of water
  • Suffumigi: a few drops of oe emulsified in coarse salt in 1 liter of hot water for about 20 minutes. Keep eyes and mouth closed.
  • Bath tub: 8/10 drops of oe emulsified in coarse salt or milk or cream or honey to put in hot water (it is used to prevent the essential oil from volatilizing)
  • Massages: we recommend diluting 1/2 drops of oe in a tablespoon of oil via
  • Culinary use: we recommend 1/2 drops of oe in 100 gr. of food after cooking, stirred into a seasoning. We suggest always starting from the lowest recommended dose, possibly increasing the drops in the future.

Warnings: Do not use in case of chronic diseases, pregnant or breastfeeding.
If in doubt, consult a doctor/naturopath.

Additional information


4ml, 8ml


  1. Claudio Gaiaschi

    very good

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