Cardamom oil comes from the seeds of the cardamom herb. This essential oil is popularly known as a culinary spice, but most people don’t realize is that it also has a plethora of medicinal uses and benefits. The health benefits of this essential oil include:
Aiding weight loss,
Lowering blood pressure,
Being used as a disinfectant and antiseptic agent,
Easing breathing and curing respiratory problems,
Relieving discomfort caused by muscular disorders,
Acting as an aphrodisiac,
Calming upset stomach,
Stimulating secretion of bile, enzymes and hormones,
Disinfecting cuts, wounds and bruises,
Promoting healthy teeth and gums,
Giving radiance and healthy glow to the skin,
Treating scalp infections and dandruff, as well as sustaining hair health,
Relieving muscular spasms,
Maintaining normal body temperature,
Ensuring gastrointestinal balance,
Boosting the immune system and preventing cancer.
It is used for treating:
Loss of appetite,
Cold, cough, bronchitis, sore throat,
Urinary problems and infection.
Pro tips: Use cardamom oil to lighten your hair. Mix a few drops of cardamom oil, cinnamon oil and extra virgin olive oil with honey. Add a little distilled water to the mixture and apply to your hair.