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Cardamom Extra Absolute Oil

Cardamom Extra Absolute Oil
Product Code : VRINFA0007011
Botanical Name Elletaria cardomum
Country of Origin France
Solubility soluble in alcohol and other organics solvents and insoluble in water
Specific Gravity 0.940 @ 20°C
Optical Rotation -24 – -27 @ 20°C
Refrective Index 1.4690 @ 20°C
PlantPart Seeds
Bland With Brahmi, gardenia, asafetida, and ghee.
CAS No 8000-66-6
Flash Point 70 °C
Extraction Method Steam Distillation

Description

Cardamom is a dried, unripe fruit of the perennial Elettaria cardamomum. It is enclosed in fruit pods that are tiny, brown, aromatic seeds that have pungent and sweet taste. It is usually used in cooking as well as in teas, tinctures and infusions. Having in it carminative and stimulant properties, it is also used for treating urinary problems.

History

A classic oriental spice of the ginger family, Cardamom is valued as a carminative culinary herb that relieves griping pains, intestinal cramps and flatulence. The seeds can be chewed to sweeten the breath. Cardamom is an essential ingredient of Chai, a spiced tea popular in India that is reputed for its warming and aphrodisiac properties. In Middle Eastern tradition too, it is associated with love potions and is frequently mentioned in the tales of the Arabian nights. In Greek mythology Medea and her daughters are said to have used it in their charms and potions. In Greece, Turkey and many parts of the Arab world it is added to coffee and baked into bread. It has also become a very important spice in Scandinavian cuisine where it is not only added to sweets, but meats as well.

Color & Aroma

Color : Yellowish green to greenish brown liquid withPowerful, spicy, fruity, fresh odor,

Aroma : Cardamom Essential Oil is sweet, spicy and almost balsamic in fragrance.

Constituents

myrcene (27%), a-terpineol (45%), limonene (8%), b-phellandrene (3%), menthone (6%), 1,8-cineol (2%), sabinene (2%), smaller amounts of heptane.

Uses

The cardamom seeds are regarded as a digestive and are considered effective against flatulence and minor stomach problems and as an anti-spasmodic. It also finds usage in various food products including cakes, cookies and ice cream. Having mild sedative properties, Cardamom oil is also used to flavor pharmaceuticals as well as ad fragrance in soaps, perfumes, detergents and other body care products.

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