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Cardamom comes from the Elettaria cardamomum plant, of the zingiberaceae family. From it we get green cardamom, which is the real cardamom. It was widely used by the Greeks and Romans for its digestive virtues during their gargantuan feasts and to flavor wine, which I loved spicy.

Scientific name: Elettaria cardamomum

Part of the Plant: Seeds

Extraction Method: Steam distillation

Aromatic Description: Spicy, fruity, warm, balsamic

Main chemical components: a-Terpinyl acetate, linalyl acetate, 1,8-cineole (eucalyptol)

Benefits: May help maintain overall gastrointestinal health when taken internally 

• Internal use can soothe the digestive system 

•Consume to promote clean breathing and respiratory health

• Tasty spice for cooking and baking

Origin: Guatemala



Cardamom is a close relative of ginger and is  known to be a fine cooking spice  and to be beneficial to the digestive system in various ways. Cardamom is commonly used internally to relieve occasional stomach pain.  Its distinct scent can promote a positive mood. Ingested cardamom also has profound effects on the respiratory system due to its high content of 1,8-cineole, which promotes clean breathing and respiratory health. , diuretic, expectorant.

DōTERRA Cardamom Essential Oil is extracted from cardamom seeds grown ​​in Guatemala, using rigorous CPTG® testing standards. Through a collaborative and responsible sourcing agreementdōTERRA isable to have a significant impact on the lives of local partners, ensuring that these farming communities enjoy better living conditions.

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How to use


Diffusion: use three to four drops in the diffuser.

Internal use: dilute one drop in half a glass of liquid, place a drop under the tongue or take the oil in capsules.

Topical use: apply one or two drops to the desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimize skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

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Warnings  Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing or having medical treatment, consult your physician. Avoid contact with the eyes, the inside of the ears and sensitive areas.

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