Cardamom Oleoresin is produced by steam distillation from the dried ripe fruit (pods). The dark brown oleoresin is a yellow liquid with a sweet-spicy, warming fragrance. It is non toxic in nature and is widely used as a food condiment. Cardmom oleoresin is listed in the British Herbal Pharmacopoeia as a 'specific' for flatulence and dyspepsia.
Cardomom, Cardomomi, Musore
Alpha Terpinyl Acetate 50%, Cineol 20%, Linalol 5%, Linalyl Acetate 4% & Limonene
It used extensively as a domestic spice, especially in India, Europe, Latin America and Middle Eastern countries. The oleoresin is employed in some carminative, stomachic and laxative preparations. Widely used as a fragrance component in soaps, cosmetics and perfumes especially oriental types. Important flavor ingredient particularly in curry and spice products.