Cardamom

Do you suffer from occasional digestive problems? Cardamom oil can support mild upset stomach and other digestive problems.

Regularly used to spice up cooked or baked goods, cardamom offers a number of health benefits and supports several areas of overall health. For instance, the oil possesses natural digestion supportive properties that help protect against the occasional feelings of nausea. In fact, the oil can also be used as a seasoning, so the digestive function is built right in.

Cardamom oil supports respiratory health by promoting clear breathing. This is largely due to its high 1,8-cineole content. The oil?s strong mood-enhancing properties, along with its natural ability to aid digestion, make it one powerful agent to have on hand when you need an uplifting aroma to better your mood or a topical application to settle your stomach.

Uses

To aid gastrointestinal function and season all variety of dishes, add 1-2 drops to your food or drink and take internally.

For respiratory health, put 1-2 drops on your chest and massage toward the throat. You can also use cardamom to relieve the occasional bout of motion sickness or upset stomach by diffusing the oil throughout or inhaling directly.

General Methods of Application

Apply NEAT. Aromatically. Internally. Topically.

Precautions

Those with sensitive skin should dilute the oil with a carrier oil. Avoid touching the eyes, ears, and other sensitive areas with the oil. People who are nursing, pregnant, or are receiving medical attention should consult their physician before use. Additionally, make sure to store the oil away from children.

Blend Recipe: Mild Constipation Relief

Ingredients

15 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
5 drops Cardamom Essential Oil
5 drops Black Pepper Essential Oil
2 Tbsps Sweet Almond Oil

Directions
To support gastrointestinal issues, like mild, occasional constipation, combine ingredients in a small glass bottle and mix until well blended. Apply a few drops of this blend to the lower abdomen, massaging in a clockwise motion.

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