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Amomum subulatum - Black cardamom

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Black Cardamom

Amomum subulatum is greater Black cardamom.

Uses

Gastro-Intestinal problems, Cardiovascular problems, Respiratory problems, Urinary problems, Indigetion.

Parts Used

Seeds.

Chemical Composition

The seeds contain 3% of an essential oil, which is dominated by 1,8-cineol (typically 70%). Smaller and variable amounts of α-terpinyl acetate, limonene, terpinene, terpineol and sabinene have also been reported[1]

Common names

Language Common name
Kannada Yelakki
Hindi Bari ilaichi
Malayalam
Tamil
Telugu
Marathi
Gujarathi
Punjabi
Kashmiri
Sanskrit
English Black Cardamom


Properties

Reference: Dravya - Substance, Rasa - Taste, Guna - Qualities, Veerya - Potency, Vipaka - Post-digesion effect, Karma - Pharmacological activity, Prabhava - Therepeutics.

Dravya

Rasa

Guna

Veerya

Vipaka

Karma

Prabhava

Habit

Perennial

Identification

Leaf

Kind Shape Feature

[2]

Flower

Type Size Color and composition Stamen More information
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Fruit

Type Size Mass Appearance Seeds More information

Other features

List of Ayurvedic medicine in which the herb is used

Where to get the saplings

Mode of Propagation

Seeds

How to plant/cultivate

Large cardamom grows well in forest loamy soils with gentle to medium slopes.[3]

Commonly seen growing in areas

Tropical area.

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References

  1. Chemistry
  2. [Mmorphology]
  3. Cultivation

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