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Ela : [Cardamom]



 Sanskrit name

: Ela, Truti, Sookshma Ela

 English name

: Cardamom, True cardamom, Grains of Paradise

 Hindi name

: Chhoti Elaichi

 Latin name


Eletteria cardamomum


: Zingiberaceae



Ela is highly aromatic spice, widely used ingredient in food preparation, food beverages and have its traditional value in Indian culture. It produces a unique flavour in food recipes, cold potency, and bitter sweet taste but remain sweetish after being digested.

Ayurvedic Properties:

Rasa : Katu (pungent), madhura (sweet)
Guna : Laghu (light), rooksha (dry)
Vipaka : Madhura (sweet)
Virya : Shita (cooling)
Doshakarma : VPK-, P+ in excess


Chemical constituents:

It contains volatile oil (4%)- borneol, pinene, humulene, camphor, eucalyptone.


Useful parts: Whole fruit pod and seed


Medical Properties:

Appitizer, digestive, Diuretic, carminative aromatic, antispasmodic, increase intestinal secretions, aphrodisiac, cardiac tonic.


Medicinal uses:

Vomiting, nausea, useful for heart (cardiac), asthma, cough, piles, oligourea, anorexia, indigestion, burning sensation, excessive thirst, pain abdomen, flatulence, weakness and in emaciated person, haliotosis.


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