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Vrahat Ela: [Greater cardamom]

 

 

Sanskrit name

:

Vrihat Ela, Sthool Ela, Sthulaila, Bhadraila,

English name

:

Greater cardamom

Hindi name

:

Badi elaichi

Latin name

:

Amomum subulatum

Family

:

Zingiberaceae

 

 

 

Description:

Greater cardamom is found in Garam masala  recipes, and have its traditional value. It has a peculiar aroma and taste. It is used to flavour the food articles. Pungent, bitter warm potency and also acrid.

 

Ayurvedic properties:

Rasa :  Tikta(bitter), Katu(pungent)
Guna :  Laghu(light)
Vipaka :  Katu(pungent)
Virya :  Ushna(hot)
Doshakarma :  Balances vata and kapha,  increases pitta

 

Chemical constituent:

It contains glycosides, Pentunidin, monoterpenic hydrocarbons, oxygenated monoterpenes. Major constituent are 1,8-cineole, α-terpineol,  α & β-pinene and aloo-aromodendrene.

 

Useful parts: Seeds

 

Medicinal Properties:

Digestive, aromatic, carminative, stimulant, purgative, diuretic, regulate pitta srava [bile secretion, antidote [snake bite, scorpion venom]

 

Medicinal uses:

Ingestion, tympanities, diarrhea, liver disorders, teeth and gum infections, disease of throat, congestion of lungs, tuberculosis [pulmonary], digestive disorders, inflammation of eyelids, pain in the abdomen, constipation, dysentery, skin disorders, itching, headache, fever and in cold.

 
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