Cardamom, organic Sri Lanka

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Elettarria cardamomum

Plant Part: fruits

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: Sri Lanka


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Crop type: 
Certified organic culture
Oil Properties: 
Oil Recommendations: 
Friction (diluée)
Diffusion (en synergie)
Product code: EAB353226

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

This organic essential oil of cardamom from Sri Lanka is distilled from small seeds found in the pods produced by the flowers of the plant.

A great ally for digestion, its delicious aroma is reminiscent of India and neighboring countries.

As well as lending itself marvelously to sweet or savory Asian dishes, it opens the appetite and also relieves bloating and intestinal gas.

This oil is also an expectorant when rubbed on the chest and back.

On an emotional and sensual level, it nourishes joy and can increase libido.

Origin of this essential oil

Organic essential oil of Green Cardamom from Sri Lanka obtained by steam distillation of fruits (pods).


It is used for bowel dysfunction.

  • Masking agent: Reduces or inhibits the base odor or taste of the product
  • Toning: Produces a feeling of well-being on the skin and hair
  • Fragrant agent: Used for perfume and aromatic raw materials


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.


Use only with the supervision of a health professional familiar with essential oils in the event of a heart problem.

More information

Cardamom is also called green cardamom or Malabar cardamom.

In Latin, it also has several names: Elettaria cardamomum, Alpinia cardamomum or Amomum cardamomum.

It is a plant that can measure up to 2 m in height and whose seeds are harvested.

The seeds are in a green capsule which contains approximately 10 seeds.

It is from the Zingiberaceae family (like ginger, turmeric, galangal or zedoary for example).

It should not be confused with black cardamom (Amomum subulatum).

  • It is one of the oldest spices in the world.
  • It is native to the west coast of India (Malabar Coast), in the “mountain of the cardamoms”, from 750 to 1500 m altitude, with an annual rainfall rate greater than 2500 mm.
  • Used in Antiquity to make perfumes (Egypt).
  • It's a panacea of ​​Chinese medicine.
  • It has an intense aromatic power (one seed spices up one kilogram of food).
  • It is one of the ingredients of betel quid.

Main components of essential oil

  • Esters: alpha-terpinyl acetate 28-50%, 4-terpinyl acetate and linalyl acetate 1.6-7.7%
  • 1.8 cineole (eucalyptol) 2-44%
  • Sesquiterpenol: nerolidol 1-2%
  • Monoterpenols: linalool, borneol, terpinene-4-ol, alpha-terpineol
  • Citrals: geranial (citral a) & neral (citral b) 0.5 to 1%
  • Terpenes: 2-14% limonene, 3-5% sabinene, beta-phellandrene, myrcene, alpha-pinene, camphor, humulene, carvone, beta-caryophyllene, menthone

The essential oil is subject to a lot of variability in its chemical composition.


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The availability and price of this product may vary without prior notice, if for some reason the quantity you have requested is currently unavailable, we will contact you shortly to discuss the best options to fulfill your needs.


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