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Black or Indian Cardamom

Black Cardamom {Amomum subulatum} 

Black or Indian Cardamom and balances Vata and Kapha doshas.

 

Ayurvedic Characteristics and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Balancing for all Vata and Kapha doshas
  2. Taste  –sour, bitter
  3. Energetics –heating
  4. Main Traditional Action – Stomachi, antineuralgic
  5. Other Traditional Uses – Antidiabetic

 

Modern Research

Studied for many different biological activities such as: antioxidant, metal chelation, lipid peroxidation,and gastric antiulcerogenic.

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