Cardamom - 5 ml
Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum)
This oil is antispasmodic, antiseptic, antibacterial, diuretic, aphrodisiac, antitussive, analgesic, stimulates digestion as well as being stimulating for all systems in the body. It’s an antioxidant and is purifying and therefore excellent for skin use, making it glow. Its antispasmodic properties make it good for sore muscles as well as for colds and asthma. It’s also good as a mouthwash.
Active ingredients: E.g. Sabinene, Limonene, Terpenene, Cineol, Geraniol, Linalool, Cymene and Heptacosan.
Essential oils are 75 – 100 times stronger than tea.
Essential oils are good for home use as stimulants or relaxants for the nervous system and they can be used in many ways.
Bath: Put 5 – 10 drops of pure essential oil into bathwater.
Inhalation: Put 3 – 6 drops in a bowl of hot water, put a towel over your head and breathe deeply in the steam for 5 – 10 minutes. You can also put one drop in your palm and inhale deeply, the chemicals in the oils go straight to your brain and have an immediate effect.
Perfume: Some oils are suitable to use as perfume.