Highlight Cardamom

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Cardamom
 is light to digest and reduces moistness of tissues. It tastes little hot and little sweet. Cardamom is used for both culinary and medicinal purposes. This  is a tridoshic herb … but people trying to keep Pitta in balance should eat it in smaller amounts. Cardamom is excellent for digestion, especially beneficial in reducing bloating and intestinal gas. It is excellent for balancing Kapha, particularly in the stomach and the lungs. It is also useful for pacifying Vata. The seeds are often chewed to refresh the breath. Cardamom blends well with fennel, coriander and clove.

Benefits of Cardamom

  • Calm the mind
  • Stabilizes emotions
  • It stimulates our digestive system
  • Support your respiratory system
  • Tone the body
  • Activate your senses
  • Reduce halitosis
  • Reduces ulcers

Recipe :

Cardamom, Ginger & Rose Women’s Health Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup almond or coconut milk (fresh if possible)
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1 teaspoon rose petals
  • 1 teaspoon cardamom powder
  • ½ teaspoon ginger powder
  • ⅛ teaspoon rose water (food grade)
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • Pinch of natural sweetener
  • Pinch of Himalayan Salt

Directions:

Pour hot water over the rose petals, cardamom, ginger, and coconut oil then add the almond milk, rose water, and natural sweetener and stir. Enjoy!


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doTERRA Cardamom Essential Oil

Description

A close relative to Ginger, Cardamom is known as an expensive cooking spice and for being beneficial to the digestive system in a variety of ways. Cardamom is commonly used internally to help soothe occasional stomach discomfort.* Its distinct scent can promote a positive mood. Ingested Cardamom also has profound effects on the respiratory system due to its high 1,8-cineole content, which promotes clear breathing and respiratory health.* Native to Southeast Asia, Cardamom is added to traditional Indian sweets and teas for its cool, minty aroma and flavor. doTERRA Cardamom essential oil is extracted from Cardamom seeds grown in Guatemala, using our strict CPTG® testing standards. Through a collaborative and responsible sourcing arrangement, we are able to have a significant impact on the lives of local partners, ensuring that these farming communities enjoy improved livelihoods.

Uses

  • Use internally as part of a daily health regimen to support healthy gastrointestinal function.*
  • Add to bread, smoothies, meats, and salads to enhance food flavor and aid digestion.*
  • Diffuse or inhale for a sense of openness and mental clarity.

Primary Benefits

  • May help ease indigestion and maintain overall gastrointestinal health*
  • Promotes clear breathing and respiratory health
  • Flavorful spice for cooking and baking

Emotional Benefits of Cardamom “The Oil of Objectivity”

Cardamom helps individuals regain objectivity, mental sobriety and self control. It assists people who frequently feel angry or frustrated with others. Cardamom helps bring balance, clarity, and objectivity during moments of intense anger and frustration. Cardamom assists individuals in breaking down or digesting intense emotions of frustration and anger by redirecting energy to the solar plexus- the center of responsibility. This beautiful oil helps individuals let go of the negativity they are golding. Cardamom will assist individuals in takin responsibility for their own feelings leaving feeling of calm, peace and control.

Diffuser Blend:

3 drops doTERRA Cardamom
3 drops doTERRA Wild Orange
2 drops doTERRA Siberian Fir

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