Cardamom Essential Oil (Elettaria Cardamomum) is a sought after Organic and Conventional Oil. It is usually clear to pale yellow, and offers a fruity, warm, and spicy aroma often described as similar to Balsamic.

Widely used across the Food and Beverages sector, and the Pharmaceutical Industry, Cardamom Essential Oil is extracted by steam distillation from the seeds of the Cardamom fruit. The fruit are gathered, and oil distilled just before they are ripe.

By nature, Cardamom Essential Oil is known to be antiseptic, antimicrobial and astringent – even offering aphrodisiac properties. As a result, it is often used to support the digestive system and as a stimulant.

Cardamom Essential Oil in Pharmaceuticals

According to Persistence Market Research, Cardamom Essential Oil is being used in large scale in the pharmaceutical industry; especially in the healthcare sectors. Its research confirms that Oil is “associated with several critical health benefits such as relieving spasms, improvisation of digestion and boosting ones metabolism. Taking in account, the health benefits of using Cardamom Essential Oil helps drive the demand for the product especially in the healthcare sector.”

The known health benefits of Cardamom include:

  • Treating digestive discomfort and ulcers
  • Antimicrobial and antiseptic
  • Effective in treating the symptoms of metabolic syndrome and diabetes
  • Promote heart, liver, and oral health
  • Holding anticancer properties

Cardamom Essential Oil in Food & Beverages

Cardamom Essential Oil is largely considered a high-value ingredient in foods, beverages, perfumery, and traditional medicines. In the Food and Beverages sector, this Oil is responsible for imbuing foodstuff, confectionary, and drinks with the distinct Cardamom flavour and characteristic aroma.

Established in 1983, the Clive Teubes Group has been producing, distributing, and exporting superior quality products to both local and international markets for more than three decades. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, its offerings include Esters, Essential Oils, Natural Extracts, Citrus Oils, Flavours & Fragrances, Indigenous Oils, Exotic Oils, Special Extracts, and Aromatics. For more information, please request a product brochure from mandy@teubes.com or visit www.teubes.com.

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