Primary Benefits

  • May help maintain overall gastrointestinal health when ingested*

  • Promotes clear breathing and respiratory health when used internally*

  • Flavorful spice for cooking and baking

Aromatic Description

Spicy, fruity, warm, balsamic

Collection Method

Steam Distillation

Plant Part 

Seed 

Main Constituents 

Terpinyl acetate, 1, 8-cineole 

CARDAMOM OIL


Through a collaborative sourcing initiative in Guatemala, dōTERRA® retrieves high quality Cardamom seeds which are distilled into Cardamom essential oil that can assist with gastrointestinal and respiratory health when ingested.*

Description

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 oil is commonly used internally to help soothe occasional stomach discomfort.* Its distinct scent can promote a positive mood. Ingested Cardamom oil 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.

dōTERRA® 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.

Uses

  • Use internally as part of a daily health regimen to support healthy gastrointestinal function.*

  • Add Cardamom oil to bread, smoothies, meats, and salads to enhance food flavor and aid digestion.*

  • Diffuse or inhale Cardamom essential oil for a sense of openness and mental clarity.

Directions for Use 

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice. 

Internal Use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.

Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with dōTERRA® Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity. a carrier oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.

Cautions

Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

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