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Cardamon eo(Guatemala) /Spicy, Aromatic, Cineolic-Camphoraceous, Woody-Balsamic / $32 oz. Elettaria cardamomum

  • Product # 1396
  • Part Distilled seed
  • Process steam distilled
  • Growth Method conventional
  • Origin Guatamala

In the 11th century in India cardamom was included in the list of ingredients for panchasugandha-thambula or 'five-fragrance betel chew' in the Manasollasa or Book of Splendour. It was also included in recipes from the court of the Sultan of Mandu dating from about 1500. These recipes include sherbets and rice dishes flavoured with cardamom. True cardamom, also known as green cardamom, became an article of trade with South Asia in the last thousand years when Arab traders brought it into widespread use. Exports from the Malabar Coast, close to where cardamoms grew wild, were described by the Portuguese traveller Barbosa in 1524. By the time of Garcia da Orta in 1563 the international trade in cardamoms was well developed. In the 19th century British colonies established cardamom as a secondary crop in coffee plantations in other parts of India.


Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) essential oil is a a colorless to pale yellow liquid displaying a warm, rich, spicy-aromatic bouquet with a delicate cineolic-camphoraceous topnote and a lovely balsamic-woody dryout. The Guatemalan cardamom oil is a wonderfully balanced aromatic-spicy oil of good tenacity

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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