A close relative to Ginger, Cardamom is known as an expensive cooking spice and for providing a unique flavour to foods. Cardamom is commonly used for its warming and comforting feeling. Its distinct scent can be uplifting and nurturing to your emotions. Native to Southeast Asia, Cardamom is added to traditional Indian sweets and teas for its cool, minty aroma and flavour. 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.