Cardamom Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum
  • Alternative Names: Cardomon, Heel Khurd, Queen of Spices
  • Botanical Family: Zingiberaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Terpinyl acetate
  • Other Main Constituents: 1,8-cineole, Linalyl acetate
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Seed

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) essential oil significantly inhibits vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 and impacts genome-wide gene expression in human dermal fibroblasts

Han X, Parker TL Cogent Medicine, 2017 ABSTRACT: Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) essential oil (CEO) is popular in skin care, although no studies have reported its biological activity in human skin cells. We studied its effect on 17 protein biomarkers closely related to inflammation, immune responses, and tissue remodeling using a dermal fibroblast cell culture system… Read more »