English Name – Nepal cardamom, Greater Indian cardamom
Hindi Name – बड़ी इलायची, बिग इलायची, काली इलायची – Bari ilaichi, Big ilaichi, Kali ilaichi
Rajasthani Name – डोडा – Doda
Gujarati Name – Moti elaychi
Marathi Name – Veldoda
Tamil Name – Periya elakkai
Telugu Name – Yalakullu
Urdu Name – بڑی الائچی, پوربی الائچی – Bari elaichi, Purbi elaichi
Black cardamom, also called hill cardamom, Bengal cardamom, greater cardamom, Indian cardamom, Nepal cardamom, winged cardamom, or brown cardamom. It comes from two species in the family Zingiberaceae. Its seed pods have a strong camphor-like flavor, with a smoky character after drying.
Here are some of the Health Benefits of Black Cardamom mentioned in below:
Oral Health: It can treat several dental disorders, such as teeth infection, gum infection etc. Furthermore, its strong aroma can help in curing halitosis or bad breath.
Urinary Health: Black cardamoms are Being an effective diuretic so that it can facilitate urination and keeps your renal system healthy.
Anti-Carcinogenic Properties: Black cardamom has two antioxidants named 3’-Diindolylmethane (DIM) and Indole-3-Carbinol (I3C), which fight breast, colon, prostate and ovarian cancer. Its anti-carcinogenic property also raises the amount of glutathione in the body and avoid growth of cancerous cells.
Detoxification: Researchers have found that black cardamom is a good detoxifier. It can eliminate caffeine from the blood.
Anesthetic Properties: Black cardamom oil is highly anesthetic and sedative. It can control serious pain like a headache. It also eliminates stress and fatigue.
Antiseptic and Antibacterial Properties: Black cardamom can destroy microbes of almost 14 different species. Hence, it proves that it could boost your immunity and provides you protection against bacterial or viral infections.
For Digestion :Black cardamom is beneficial for the gastrointestinal tract. which works for the proper functioning of the gastric and intestinal glands to secret essential juices with the help of its stimulative properties.
Boosts Immune System : Black cardamom has a powerful antibacterial and antiviral effects if you include it on your diet the immune system can be boosted.