💊 Chemical information
Cardamomo, aceite esencial de; Ol. Cardamom.
Pharmacopoeias.In Br. Also in USNF.
BP 2008(Cardamom Oil). A clear, colourless or pale yellow liquid, visibly free from water, with an odour of cardamom fruit. It is distilled from crushed cardamom fruit. At 20° it is soluble 1 in 6 of alcohol (70%). Store at a temperature not exceeding 25° in well-filled containers. Protect from light.
USNF 26(Cardamom Oil). The volatile oil obtained from cardamom seed. Soluble 1 in 5 of alcohol (70%). Store in airtight containers. Protect from light.
Preparations of cardamom oil are used as carminatives and as flavours.
BP 2008: Aromatic Cardamom Tincture; Compound Cardamom Tincture; Compound Rhubarb Tincture. Proprietary PreparationsMulti-ingredient: India: Catazyme-P; Digeplex; Vitazyme; Thai.: GasNep.
Published February 07, 2019.