Cardamom Absolute / Aromatic, Spicy, Balsamic, Powdery. Woody / $125 oz Elettaria cardamomum
Both great and small Cardamom, (as Arabians call it) called Malignetus by , the Indians, grows likewise in the Isle of Java. The small Cardamome grows on a Stalk with small Joints, like Reeds, (the Leaves being also like theirs) and grow in Clusters like them, but the Cardamome seldom grows above two or three foot high, and the Leaves rubb'd betwixt your Fingers, emit a very odoriferous Scent. From the Root first sprouts forth in Ears like the Spikenard; the Flowers being of a pale colour, not unlike the Orange-Flowers. After those come certain Husks, which contains these well-scented Seeds, which are green, but in, time turn of a dark Vermilion colour. The Cardamome is a most excellent Spice of extraordinary Virtues; having an agreeable heat consonant to our Nature, without leaving any heat behind it, which is the reason that it is Chaw'd without any addition.-A Collection of Voyages and Travels: Some Now First Printed from Original ...By Churchill
Cardamon absolute is a dark brown liquid displaying a wonderfully rich aromatic, spicy bouquet with a soft
and elegant powdery, balsamic, woody bouquet of fine tenacity.The cineolic note which is prevalent in
the essential oil is faintly present in the absolute
In natural perfumery used in spice accords, Oriental
bases, incense creations, chypre, fougere, men's colognes,
high class florals
"In perfumery it will not only impart spiceness, but also a warm, sweet note which fits into floral bases such as muguet and rose. ..The oil imparts warmth in Oriental perfume bases, chypres and face powder perfumes."-Steffen Arctander.
Blends well with aglaia absolute; agarwood eo and co2; allspice eo, co2 and abs; amber sweet melange; ambergris melange; ambrette seed eo, co2 and abs; amyris eo; angelica root eo, co2 and abs; angelica seed eo; anise eo; anise star eo; apple melange; apricot melange; balsam copaiba; balsam gurjun; benzion abs; blood orange eo; bois de rose eo; bay leaf eo; buddhawood eo and co2; cabreuva eo; cade eo; caraway eo and co2; clary sage eo and abs; cassia bark eo and co2; coriander seed eo and co2; currant black abs; fennel eo and co2; calamus eo and aco; cedarwood eo's and abs's; chai spice melange; choya nakh; choya loban; choya ral; cinnamon bark eo, co2 and abs; clove bud, eo, co2 and abs; clove sweet abs; coffee eo, co2 and abs; cocoa co2 and abs; cypriol/nagarmotha eo and co2; fenugreek eo, co2 and abs; frankincense eo, co2 and abs; galbanum eo, co2 and abs; grapefruit eo; ginger eo, co2 and abs; hay abs; guiacawood eo; hazelnut co2; henna co2; ho wood eo; jasmine co2 and abs; juniper berry eo, co2 and abs; lavender eo, co2 and abs; kapur kachari eo; labdanum absolute; lawang eo; lotus abs; mandarin eo; mexcan linaloe wood eo; mimosa abs; neroli eo; mushroom abs; muhuhu eo; nigella damascena abs; nutmeg eo, co2 and abs; orange blossom abs; palo santo eo; osmanthus abs; pepper eo, co2 and abs; poplar bud abs and eo; rose eo, co2 and abs; saffron co2; sandalwood eo, co2 and abs; verbena eo and abs; violet leaf as; ylang eo, co2 and abs
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Note: Limit 10 samples per order.