Cardamom belongs to the Zingiberaceae family of the Plantae kingdom. Cardamoms are the seed pods of the plant that are triangular in shape and have a thin papery like shell. This seed pod is used as a flavoring condiment and it also comprises of many therapeutic properties. Due to the presence camphor in this seed, it has a sweet and spicy like aroma. The seed pods are extracted through the process of steam distillation to obtain the oleoresin. The resultant liquid is colorless to pale yellow in appearance and diffuses a combination of sweet and spicy aroma.
|Product name||:||Cardamom (Big) Oleoresins|
|Scientific Name||:||Elettaria Cardamomum|
|Country of Origin||:||India|
|Colour||:||Clear to yellow liquid in color||ODOR||:||Sweet and spicy odor|
|Extraction Method||:||Steam Distillation|
|COMPONENTS||:||Camphor, alpha terpinyl acetate, cineol, linalol, linalyl acetate and limonene.|
|SOLUBILITY||:||Soluble in oils, but insoluble in water.|
Cardamoms are extensively used as a flavoring agent and are mainly in India, Latin America, Europe and other countries in the Middle East. This aromatic ingredient, when added to the food and drinks, gives a very rich sweet and spicy essence. Other than a flavoring agent, it is also added to ayurvedic medicines as it carries many benefits for the body.
Cardamoms constitute of several medicinal properties for the body that are carminative, stomachic and laxative. This oleoresin can be very efficient in improving digestion and keeping the stomach healthy. Consumption of this liquid can help in keeping your heart in a good condition, preventing it from various problems. Diabetic people will find cardamom oleoresin very helpful in treating the sugar level in the body. Moreover, it can ward off the threat of cancer.
The cardamom oleoresins can be blended with rose, geranium, orange, bergamot, cinnamon, clove and cedar wood.