Cardamom is the spicy aroma most well known in Chai Tea. Its chemistry boasts both Esters (antispasmodic/muscle relaxing and carminative/digestive aid used topically) and Oxides (helps to break down mucous).
Current GC/MS: CARD-1001
Latin Name: Elettaria cardamomum
Plant Origin: Sri Lanka
Botanical family: Zingiberaceae
Plant Part: Seeds
Processed: Steam distilled, Certified Organic
Chemical family: Esters, Oxides
Aroma: Warm, Spicy, Sweet
• ANTISPASMODIC - alleviates muscles cramping and tight muscles generally.
• CARMINATIVE - helps reduce gas and bloating when rubbed on the abdomen topically.
• CEPHALIC - clears and calms the mind of overthinking
• DIGESTIVE AID - stimulated digestion
• WARMING - warming where topically applied
Feeling bloated? Keep this lotion blend nearby! This is a 3% dilution blend for healthy adults.
In 1 ounce of Unscented Lotion, add the following essential oils:
- 6 drops Cardamom (antispasmodic, carminative, stimulates digestion)
- 5 drops Orange, Sweet (carminative, stimulates digestion, absorption enhancer)
- 5 drops Ginger CO2 (high zingerone, assists digestion)
Contains 1,8 cineole which should be used in lower dilutions if used on the skin regularly.
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