Cardamom

Cardamom: Overview

Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) is closely related to ginger and has some of the same properties.  The seed of this tropical plant are the part used medicinally, containing up to 10% volatile oils.

Diagnose your symptoms now!
  • let The Analyst™ find what's wrong
  • learn what you should be doing right now
  • identify any nutritional deficiencies

Cardamom, as a flavoring spice, is used in many ethnic dishes.

Source

Cardamom is considered carminative, stomachic, and antispasmodic.  These three activities make it a common ingredient in preparations for indigestion, nausea, and suspected food poisoning.

Why it is Recommended

The German Commission E has "Approved" cardamom seeds for dyspepsia.

On This Page

Cardamom: