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Ingredient Name : Amomum subulatum Roxb.

Arabic Name : Qaaqulla Kabeer

Bengali Name : Boro Alach, Bara Elachi

Chinese Name : Cao guo, Tsao kuo

English Name : Large or Greater Cardamom, Black Cardamom

French Name : Cardamome noir

German Name : Schwarzer Kardamom, Brauner Kardamom

Gujarati Name : Moti Elachi

Hindi Name : Badi Elaichi, Bari Elaichi

Kannada Name : Dodda Yalakki

Kashmiri Name : Baed Ael

Latin name : Amomum subulatum Roxb.

Marathi Name : Mothi Elchi, Mothe Veldode

Persian Name : Qaqila Kalan, Heel Kalan

Punjabi Name : Budi Elechi

Sanskrit Name : Sthula Ela, Aindri

Urdu Name : Badi Elaichi, Elaichi Kalan


The seeds are credited with acrid, alexipharmic, anodyne, appetiser, aromatic, astringent, bitter, cardiac tonic, carminative, depurative, digestive, diuretic, expectorant, febrifuge, fragrant, liver tonic, stimulant, stomachic, sudorific and thermogenic properties and are prescribed for the treatment of indigestion, vomiting, biliousness, abdominal pains, halitosis and rectal diseases. Beneficial as an aphrodisiac and in fainting, insanity and flatulence. Promotes elimination of bile, and is useful in liver affections such as congestion of the liver, especially where abscess threatens. It is also useful in neuralgia.

Recommended Dosage: 500 mg to 1.5 g powder of dried seeds.

Contraindication: This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.