We are renowned as a leading name engaged in processing, exporting and supplying excellent quality Cardamom Oil. This oil is highly popular in all over the world for its various benefits such as helps in reducing wrinkles, keep the skin firm for longer. Our offered oil is processed using high grade cardamon under the guidance of skilled professional in hygienic environment. This Cardamom Oil is available at pocket friendly rates for our prestigious clients.
Zero side effect
|Source||It is obtained by the steam distillation of the seed of ellettaria cardamomum|
|Color||It is almost color-less or pale yellow to light brownish liquid.|
|Specific Gravity||0.917 TO 0.947|
|Optical Rotation||1.4630 - 1.4660|
|Referactive Index||+22o TO +44o|
|Solubility||Soluble in alcohol and other organics solvents and insoluble in water.|
|Description||Perfumery compounds, flavoring of pickles, meat sauces, seasonings, etc., pharmaceuticals.|
HABITAT AND CULTIVATION
Cardamom is native to southern India and Sri Lanka, where it grows abundantly in forests at 2,500-5,000 ft (800-1,500 m) above sea level. Cardamom is also widely cultivated in India; southern Asia, Indonesia, and Guatemala. Cardamom is propagated from seed in autumn or by root division in spring and summer, and needs a shady position and rich and moist but well drained soil. The seedpods of cardamom are harvested just before they start to open in dry weather during the autumn and are dried whole in the sun.
Research in the 1960s showed that the volatile oil has a strong antispasmodic action, confirming cardamom's effectiveness in relieving gas and treating colic and cramps.
Cardamom contains volatile oil (borneol, camphor, pinene, humulene, caryophyllene, carvone, eucalyptole, terpinene, sabinene)
HOW MUCH TO TAKE
Infusion: pour a cup of boiling water onto 1 teaspoonful of the freshly crushed seeds and leave to infuse for 10-15 minutes. This should be drunk three times a day. If treating flatulence or loss of appetite, drink half an hour before meals.
COLLECTION AND HARVESTING
The seeds of cardamom are mainly obtained from commercial plants in Sri Lanka or Southern India where the crop is gathered between October and December.