Cardamom essential oil

NZ $10.50

100% pure


Essential Oils: C


Cardamom essential oil


Elettaria cardamomum




Clear to pale yellow liquid


Warm, spicy and sweet

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Spice oils, citrus oils, wood oils



Palm oil


Animal tested


Aromatic uses: Cardamom essential oil has a warm, spicy, and invigorating aroma. It is often used in aromatherapy to create a calming and uplifting atmosphere. The scent of cardamom oil can help improve mood, reduce stress, and promote relaxation.

Air freshener: Due to its pleasing fragrance, cardamom essential oil can be used as a natural air freshener. It can help eliminate unpleasant odours in indoor spaces and provide a refreshing scent.

Perfumery: The aromatic profile of cardamom essential oil makes it a popular ingredient in perfumes and colognes. It adds depth and warmth to fragrance compositions.

Home cleaning: The potential antimicrobial properties of cardamom essential oil can contribute to its use in homemade cleaning products. Adding a few drops to cleaning solutions can help disinfect surfaces and contribute to a fresh-smelling home environment.

Skincare: Cardamom essential oil can be incorporated into homemade personal care products such as soaps, lotions, and bath oils. Its aroma and potential antimicrobial properties can enhance the products and provide a spa-like experience.

Candles and diffusers: The oil can be added to candles or diffusers to spread its fragrance throughout a room, creating a cozy and inviting ambiance.

Stress relief: Inhaling the aroma of cardamom essential oil can help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Its soothing scent can contribute to relaxation and a sense of calm.

Focus and concentration: Some individuals find that the aroma of cardamom essential oil can aid in improving focus and mental clarity. It may help create a conducive environment for studying or working.

Room deodoriser: Cardamom essential oil's pleasant scent can help neutralise odours in various areas of your home, such as closets, bathrooms, and bedrooms.

Safety data: Avoid during pregnancy; skin irritant (dilute before using externally); may trigger epileptic seizures in susceptible individuals.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.

All our products are for external use only.

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