Cardamom essential oil (Elettaria cardamomum) is steam-distilled from the seeds of the plant. It has a sweet, spicy, balsamic scent with floral undertones. It has antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac, decongestant, diuretic, expectorant, stomachic, and tonic properties. Anciently, cardamom … Continue reading
If you are looking for a new dip to try with vegetable, crackers, or pita chips, give this one a try! This Carrot-Cardamom Dip has a mediterranean flare that is hard to beat!
The next time you find yourself craving a sweet treat, try this delicious rice pudding that incorporates pure cardamom essential oil.
Cardamom is from the botanical family Zingiberaceae (ginger) and is steam distilled from the seeds. When used aromatically, cardamom is uplifting, refreshing, and invigorating. It may be beneficial for clearing confusion. Anciently, cardamom was used for epilepsy, spasms, paralysis, rheumatism, cardiac disorders, … Continue reading
After the holiday season, we are all bound to have some sort of digestive problems. Essential oils are a great way to aid our bodies in returning back to normal any time of year! With so many organs involved in … Continue reading
Butter chicken is simple to make and commonly liked, even by those who don’t normally like Indian food. This version of butter chicken uses essential oils to achieve the exotic flavor of the dish. We used a pressure cooker (Instant … Continue reading
Instead of grabbing that sweet treat that you are craving, try sucking on an essential oil–flavored toothpick instead. Studies have shown that grapefruit essential oil can reduce appetite and sweet cravings and may even help with addictions. Cinnamon essential oil … Continue reading
These cute little salt scrubs make a great gift for anyone in your life that deserves a little extra pampering! Salt scrubs can be very relaxing, and provide great exfoliating benefits to the skin, while soothing the surrounding muscles and … Continue reading
These mini pumpkin and apple candles make cute autumn decorations that double as essential oil diffusers. You’ll also love the sound of a real fire crackling and snapping as the wooden wicks burn!
Today, we have Madeline Eyer sharing some of her culinary tips using essential oils. Madeline is the author of Essential Green Smoothies and Essential Sauces, Dips & Dressings. Both books include recipes that use essential oils in everyday cooking. You … Continue reading