Queen of the Spices; Cardamom Health Benefits

What Is Cardamom? Scientific Name: Elettaria cardamomum Other Names: Amomum cardamomum, Bai Dou Kou, Black Cardamom, Cardamome de Malabar, Cardamome Noire, , Cardamome Verte, Cardamomo, Cardomom, Cardomomi Fructus, Ela, Elettaria cardamomum, Green Cardamom, Huile Essentielle de Cardamome, Indian Cardamom. Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) is a plant that is native to India, Bhutan and Nepal in the … Continue reading Queen of the Spices; Cardamom Health Benefits

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Rose, Cardamom, and Ginger Body Soak

A DIY recipe for making a healing tub soak of your own. A Warming Winter Body Soak: In the following order, blend together in a mortar and pestle: A small handful of whole green cardamom pods A handful of dried rose petals About 1 cup of your favorite bathing salt (Ashley loves Himalayan pink salt … Continue reading Rose, Cardamom, and Ginger Body Soak

Cardamom in Aromatherapy

Cardamom (scientific name Elettaria cardamomum) is a perennial herb akin to reeds and is usually found growing in the wild. This herb is also widely cultivated in India and Sri Lanka (formerly known as Ceylon). Cardamom belongs to the ginger family and its oil is obtained by steam distilling the seeds that have already undergone … Continue reading Cardamom in Aromatherapy

Cardamom in Aromatherapy.

Cardamom (scientific name Elettaria cardamomum) is a perennial herb akin to reeds and is usually found growing in the wild. This herb is also widely cultivated in India and Sri Lanka (formerly known as Ceylon). Cardamom belongs to the ginger family and its oil is obtained by steam distilling the seeds that have already undergone … Continue reading Cardamom in Aromatherapy.