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Cardamom Essential Oil

Benefits of Cardamom OilCardamom essential oil is produced by steam distillation from the seeds of the cardamin fruit. Cardamin (Elettaria cardamomum) is a perennial herb which can be found in the Far East and India. Nowadays, cardamom is being extensively cultivated in Sri Lanka, Guatemala and Ceylon. The herb blossoms in early summer, and right after that grey fruits with plenty of seeds appear. Cardamom oil benefits have been known and utilized for many centuries. Cardamom records were found among the historical documents of Ancient Egypt where it has been used for its aroma, and the Romans used it for reducing bloating and cleaning their teeth after meals. In Asian nations, cardamom has been used for making coffee-like beverages. (more…)