EssentialOilsLife - Cardamom - 5 ml
Many of us have been told that there are some topics that are off limits. "Never discuss politics or religion at a dinner party," they tell us. It's impolite to discuss financials or ask others how much they pay in rent (although, we wonder!). The biggest taboo topic? Sex! A close second may be periods and PMS. Cardamom is here to brighten the light on those uncomfortable topics by offering natural alternatives to intimate and personal care. Cardamom has long been used as a natural remedy for impotence and low sexual response. It's woody aroma is both soothing and emotionally uplifting. Cardamom can also help allay some of the distress of PMS. It helps mental function and reduces drowsiness, all while improving concentration. A few drops of Cardamom can help you feel grounded and awake in the present moment. A perennial, reed-like herb that grows up to 12 feet in height, Cardamom bears long sheathing stems that bloom yellow flowers with purple tips. The essential oil is extracted from Cardamom seeds through the hydrodiffusion method. BOTANICAL NAME: Elettaria cardamomum ORIGIN: Guatemala EXTRACTION METHOD: Hydrodiffusion PLANT PART: Seed NOTE: Middle FAMILY: Zingiberaceae BLENDS WELL WITH: Bergamot, Cilantro, Ginger, Ylang Ylang, woods and other carminative spices AROMA: Herbaceous, woody, balsamic, and spicy CONSISTENCY: Thin COLOR: Clear **Euro droppers are not included with 100 & 250 ml bottles** SAFETY: Do not use with children under the age of 10 due to high 1,8-cineole content SHELF LIFE: 3 Years
A close relative to Ginger, Cardamom is known as an expensive cooking spice and for being beneficial to the digestive system in a variety of ways. Cardamom is commonly used to help soothe occasional stomach discomfort.* Its distinct scent can promote a positive mood. Cardamom also has profound effects on the respiratory system due to its high 1,8-cineole content, which promotes clear breathing and respiratory health.* Native to Southeast Asia, Cardamom is added to traditional Indian sweets and teas for its cool, minty aroma and flavor. doTERRA Cardamom essential oil is extracted from Cardamom seeds grown in Guatemala, using our strict CPTG® testing standards. Through a collaborative and responsible sourcing arrangement, we are able to have a significant impact on the lives of local partners, ensuring that these farming communities enjoy improved livelihoods. Use internally as part of a daily health regimen to support healthy gastrointestinal function.* Diffuse or apply topically to promote feelings of clear breathing. Add to bread, smoothies, meats, and salads to enhance food flavor and aid digestion.* Diffuse or inhale for a sense of openness and mental clarity.