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Cardamom Hydrosol (Pure)

Cardamom Hydrosol (Pure)
Product Code : VRINFW0008003
Botanical Name Ellettaria Cardamomum
Country of Origin India and Sri Lanka
Solubility Soluble in alcohol and other organics solvents and insoluble in water.
Specific Gravity 0.917 TO 0.947
Optical Rotation 1.4630-1.4660
Refrective Index 0.917 TO 0.947
PlantPart Seeds
Bland With It blends well with alcohol, water and cardamom oil.
CAS No 800-66-6
Flash Point N/A
Extraction Method Steam Distillation

Description

Cardamom herb or cumin cardamom is also known as Queen of spices and its extract can be used as a replacement for vanilla extract in varied applications including cookies, cakes and ice creams. The extract is colourless, sugar & gluten-free and is used for aromatic applications, as a digestive system tonic and in aroma therapy.

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 : Pale yellow,

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%), smaller amounts of heptanes and sabinene (2%).

Uses

Cardamom medicinal uses range from relieving stomach dyspepsia, increasing appetite, soothing the mucus membranes, relieving gas and heartburn, and eliminating bad breath. Cardamom extract also contains volatile oils that provide health benefits like in aiding digestion & improving metabolism. For its aromatic fragrance it is also used for flavoring foods as well as in aroma therapy.

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