Scientific Name: Elettari cardamomum
Country of Origin: India
Synonyms: Elettaria cardamomum var. Cardamomum, cardomom, cardamomi, cardomum, mysore cardomom
Plant Family: Zingiberaceae
Plant Parts Used: Reed/Seeds
Extraction Method: Distillation
Physical Characteristics: A colourless to pale yellow liquid.
Dominant Note(s): Top
Aroma: Sweet and spicy, alike to bitter lemons
Main Constituents: Terpinyl acetate and cineol (each may be present at up to 50%), limonene, sabinene, linalol, linalyl acetate, pinene, zingiberene, among others.
Blends With: Coriander, Frankincense, Galbanum, Geranium, Juniper, Lemon, Myrtle, Pine, Rosewood, Verbena.
Safety Precautions: Non-toxic, Non-irritant, non-sensitizing.