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|Feature||Antimicrobial Nature, Good Quality|
|Packaging Type||Glass Bottels|
|Packaging Size||100ml, 250ml|
|Botonical Name||Elettaria cardamonuum|
|Country of Origin||India, Guatemala|
|Color & Odor||Colorless to Pale Yellow Clear Liquid with Spicy Odor|
|Solubility||Soluble in alcohol|
|Specific Gravity||0.923-0.941 @ 20C|
|Optical Rotation||(+24°0′)-(+41) °@ 20C|
|Refractive Index||1.462-1.467 @ 20C|
|Flash Point||138.00 °F|
|Extraction Method||Steam Distillation Method|
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Cardamom belongs to the ginger family with large leaf and is more of an aromatic herb with a pungent smell. The seedpods of the plant which has three chambers forms the main part of cardamom for which it is harvested. In India Kerala is the biggest producer of cardamom and supplies both for the local and the international market.
Description & History of Cardamom (Spice):
Cardamom also popularly known as as “Ilachi “ is native to south India and Gautemala. Cardamom is known as the Queen of spices which was two hundred years ago grown wild in south Western India. It was the British Who entrenched the cardamom plantations in India. Cardamom belongs to the ginger family with large leaf and is more of an aromatic herb with a pungent smell. The seedpods of the plant which has three chambers forms the main part of cardamom for which it is harvested. In India Kerala is the biggest producer of cardamom and supplies both for the local and the international market.
The botanical name of Cardamom is Elettaria Cardamomum which belongs to the Zingiberaceae, the ginger family. Cardamom is considered to be a very valuable spice and third most expensive in the world next only saffron and vanilla. This versatile spice native to the western Ghats of India is used for sweet and savory foods which impart a very unique taste and aroma to which it is added. The oil which is extracted from Cardamom, the oleoresin is used in processing food.
The cardamom plant grows into a thick clump with 15 to 20 leafy shoots and can grow up to a height of 2m to almost 6m. The leaves are sword shaped and a healthy leaf is long and dark green in color. The flowering stalk bearing the flowers is about 1m long and can even grow more than that. The flowers include both male and female which is pale green. One of the petals is white and streaked with violet. The actual part of the plant which is used is the fruit in the shape of oval and elongated. Each fruit has 3 chambers filled with small aromatic seeds, each about 3mm long. It is these seeds which after the process of drying takes the straw color and used in flavoring and for other purposes.
Though India is one of the major producer and supplier of cardamom the middle Eastern countries are the consumers where they use it mainly in beverages like tea and coffee and as flavoring agent for the baked products in Scandinavian countries. The western Ghats in India cultivates more than 80000 hectares of cardamom.
Distillation & Properties of Cardamom oil:
Steam Distillation is safer because there is no solvent used but pure water as the main component. Cardamom oil is essential oil of the green cardamom fruit produced by steam Distillation from the seeds after they have undergone a long drying and de-husking process. In the traditional distillation process the oil collected on top of a separator half filled with water as a whole. The Cardamom Essential oil comes out after steam distillation process and Each batch of oil is tested by VISHWANATH OILS PRODUCTS by Senior analyst and its content are alpha-terpinyl acetate, 1,8 cineole, Linalyl acetate, sabinene, linalool, limonene, myrcene, alpha-terpineol, alpha-pinene, E-nerolidol.
Vishwanath oils Products manufacturing Pure Cardamom oil-(Elettaria Cardamomum).
Blends with Cardamom Essential Oil;
Cardamom Essential oil well blends with Cedarwood, Frankincense, Cinnamon , clove oil, ginger, rose oil, jasmine oil, geranium oil, lavender oil, neroli oil, ylang ylang oil, sandalwood oil, patchouli oil, Vetiver oil.
Constituents of Cardamom Essential oil:
Each batch of oil is tested by VISHWANATH OILS PRODUCTS by Senior analyst and its content are alpha-terpinyl acetate, 1,8 cineole, Linalyl acetate, sabinene, linalool, limonene, myrcene, alpha-terpineol, alpha-pinene, E-nerolidol.
Uses of Cardamom Essential oil;
Precautions to use over Cardamom Essential oil:
Cardamom oil can cause skin irritation in certain individuals. Do not use cardamom oil if you are allergic to the cardamom plant. Keep the oil away from sensitive areas such as eyes, nose and mouth.
Women who are pregnant should not use cardamom oil. This oil produces a warming effect that can irritate or harm the baby. Always talk to a licensed healthcare provided before using essential oils when pregnant or breastfeeding.