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Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum
Terpinyl acetate: 36.86%
Plant Part: Seeds
Origin: Sri Lanka
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: A light, very pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A top note with a strong aroma, Cardamom Essential Oil is sweet, spicy and almost balsamic in fragrance.
Blends With: Rose, Orange, Bergamot, Cinnamon Bark, Clove Bud, Caraway and Cedarwood.
Product Abstract: A perennial, reed-like herb,
Cardamom grows wild and is cultivated in India and Sri Lanka. It grows
up to 4 meters (13 feet) and has long, green silky blades, small yellowy
flowers, with a violet tip and a large fleshy rhizome, similar to
ginger. Oblong gray fruits follow the flowers, each containing many
seeds. Cardamom was well known in ancient times. The Egyptians used it
in perfumes and incense, and the Arabs used it ground in their coffee.
The seeds are an important ingredient in Middle Eastern and Asian
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only.
May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is
recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.