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    Organic Cardamom essential oil

    A perennial plant from hot and humid countries, of the same family as ginger, with strong roots and slender stems bearing very long leaves. Its fruit is a small, oval, green capsule containing many seeds. And its essential oil, present in Kyphi, the famous perfume of ancient Egypt, is slightly lemony, spicy and always fresh.

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    Our opinion

    This essential oil is often linked to Ginger. Certainly spicy, but also kinetic, it is different and original. It brings a breath of freshness.

    • Botanical family: Zingiberaceae
    • Latin name: Elettaria cardamomum
    • Other names: Malabar cardamom
    • Origin: Guatemala
    • Cultivation: Controlled organic agriculture - Certisys-BE1 control
    • Part used: Fruit / seeds
    • Production process: Steam distillation
    • Quality: 100% pure, natural, integral and chemotyped
    • Olfactory notes: spicy, balsamic, cinnamon
    • Oxides: 1.8 cineole (34%)
    • Monoterpenols: alpha-terpineol
    • Esters: alpha-terpenyl acetate, linalyl acetate
    • Monoterpenes (below 7%): sabinene, myrcene, limonene
    • Monoterpenols (below 6%) 
    • Do not use during the first 3 months of pregnancy, nor in children under 6 years of age.
    • Not recommended for people with epilepsy or a history of seizures.
    • Not for internal use without medical advice.
    • Risk of allergy (linalool, limonene): take care not to overdose in mixtures. An elbow test is recommended prior to any skin application (min 48 hours before use).
    • Avoid contact with the eyes.
    • Keep out of reach of children.
    • Store away from heat and light.

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