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Valued worldwide as a spice for its flavor, Cardamom provides an essential oil that can aid digestion and respiratory function.* It is also cooling to the mood and skin.

Size: 5 mL
Retail: $37.33
Wholesale: $28.00

Primary Benefits

  • May help maintain overall gastrointestinal health when ingested.*
  • Promotes clear breathing and respiratory health when used internally.*
  • Flavorful spice for cooking and baking.

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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 when ingested. Cardamom is commonly used internally to help soothe occasional stomach discomfort.* Its distinct scent can promote a positive atmosphere. 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.


  • 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.

Directions for use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Internal use: Dilute one drop in 4 fl. oz. of liquid.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with doTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil to minimize any skin sensitivity.


Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If you are pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Aromatic Description

Spicy, fruity, warm, balsamic

Collection Method

Steam Distillation

Plant Part


Main Constituents

Terpinyl acetate, 1, 8-cineole

Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease.

1 review for Cardamom

  1. Best Life Essential Oils (store manager)

    Cardamom essential oil is most noted for digestion and stomach issues, but did you know that it’s AMAZING for respiratory issues too? Yep! What about Cataracts? I bet you didn’t think Cardamom could help with that, but it does! What an amazing little seed, huh? 🙂

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*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any diseases.