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
These cute little salt scrubs make a great gift for anyone in your life that deserves a little extra pampering! You can customize the scent to fit the needs of the recipient. Feel free to decorate the scrub a little … 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
This coming week we are featuring several authors and venders who sell through AromaTools.com. If you are interested in their books or products, order quickly and take advantage of the discounts and specials we are offering this week! To start … Continue reading
Essential oil–flavored butter can be used for so many different things! Just think of the possibilities! Try a cinnamon-ginger-maple combination atop pumpkin pancakes. Or try lemon or orange butter for muffins or sweet breads. Maybe a cilantro-lime combination on your … Continue reading
Plain yogurt tastes great alone, but it is something that you may need to acquire a taste for. If you aren’t used to plain yogurt or would like to give your yogurt a little flavoring while keeping it healthy, try adding … Continue reading