Oil of cardamom | definition of oil of cardamom by Medical dictionary
oil of cardamom
oil of car·da·mom
volatile oil obtained by steam distillation from the seeds of Elettaria cardamomum (family Zingiberacea.) A flavoring agent in pharmaceuticals (syrups), liquors, sauces, confections, and baked goods; formerly used as a carminative.
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Antifungal properties of essential oil of Cardamom
were demonstrated against Aspergillus niger, Geotrichum sp.
The oil of cardamom
is extracted from the dry seeds through a distillation process which is further used for variety of applications.