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Essential Oils – Cardamon – An Exotic Herbal Spice That Dates Back To Babylonian Days

Cardamon (Elettaria cardamomum) is in the ginger family of botanical plants. The essential oil comes from steam distillation of the seeds. Cardamon is a tall herbaceous, reed-like perennial that can grow up to 12-13 feet in height. It has long, silky, blade-shaped leaves with small yellowish flowers with purple tips. The seeds are reddish-brown in… Read More »