About Cardamom Essential Oil:
Sweet, warm, fruity and spicy with woody aroma, cardamom has been appreciated as a medicinal and aromatic resource, particularly in ancient Indian and Egyptian cultures. Today, there are many studies available on cardamom essential oil which reveal the significance of it in medical, perfumery and other industries.
AROMATIC PROFILE AND BLENDING CHARACTERISTICS OF CARDAMOM ESSENTIAL OIL
The exotic characteristics of cardamom essential oil makes it a key component of aphrodisiac oil blends.
- Perfumery Note: Middle
- Odor: Spicy, lightly camphorous with sweet, floral undertones, balsamic, woody
- Strength of Initial Aroma: Medium to strong, lingering
- Dry-out: Sweet, floral
- Blends Well With: Rose Oil, Cinnamon Essential Oil, Clove Bud Essential Oil, Frankincense Oil, Lemon, Orange Sweet oil, black pepper essential oil
How is Cardamom Essential Oil Derived?
Cardamom essential oil is extracted using steam distillation of seeds of the cardamom dry fruit. The produces cardamom oil has a warm and balsamic aroma and is clear to pale yellow in color.
Cardamom essential oil (Elettaria cardamomum) comes from the ginger family, and is extracted using steam distillation of seeds of the cardamom dry fruit. These seeds undergo a long drying process of 2 to 3 months before distillation in order to to get the best levels of chemical constituents possible.
FAQs Related to Cardamom Essential Oil:
Can I Apply Cardamom Oil on Skin?
Yes, Cardamom essential oil can be applied topically but it must be diluted with some carrier oils first.
What does cardamom smell like?
Cardamom oil have a subtle scent and flavouring agent with mild spicy, rich, sweet, a bit woody aroma with hint of fennel or anise.
Why Cardamom Oil is so expensive?
After Saffron and Vanilla, Cardamom is one of the most expensive spice oil available. This is majorly because the cardamom oil is extracted from dry seeds of cardamom herb which needs to be harvested by hand. Moreover, the cardamom seeds undergo time consuming drying process of around 3 months. These factors increases the overall cost of produced oil.
What do you use cardamom for?
There are several applications of Cardamom. It works as breath freshener, used in ayurvedic and modern medicines, aromatherapy and perfumery.
Why you should buy from us?
We are one of the best wholesalers of essential oils from India. We at Essential Oils Wholesaler manufacture pure grade oils at our manufacturing unit based in Kannauj, India. We offer 100% pure natural oil to our clients globally.