Cardamom is very popular herbal and medicinal plant in India, China, and Middle East countries. Its major and basic cultivation is done in southern India. The plant bears a covered pods which contains numerous black seeds as cardamom seeds. The pods when on the stage of green or brown color in about the stage to ripen is used for oleoresin extraction. It is a non toxic compound, but highly useful in flavoring and medicinal use.
Linalool, linalyl acetate, limonene, cineol
As Oleoresins contains a complete balance of spice flavor in it, the same goes for cardamom oleoresins. It is widely used in Indian cuisine and curries. For stomach, liver and other digestive functions, it is most suitable medicine. The industries like perfumery and cosmetics use it for making of sprays, oils, soaps and massage cream and oil. Its calming effect helps in increasing concentration and rejuvenation.