English Name : Cardamom
Botanical Name : Elettaria Cardamomum
Tamil Name : ஏலக்காய் / Elakkay
Malayalam Name : ഏലം /Elam
Hindi Name : इलायची / Ilaayachee / Elaichi
Telugu Name : ఏలకుల / Elakula
It is one of the oldest spices in the world belongs to the botanical family of Elettaria Cardamomum. Originating in the forests of the Western Ghats in South India, this herb is widely used for flavor and taste in various countries. It is widely cultivated in Indochina, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, and Guatemala.
The ancient Egyptians proved that the cardamom seeds were cleansed the teeth by grinding the seeds, and the Romans and Greeks used it as a spice. About 1,000 years ago, the Vikings introduced the cardamom in Scandinavia in Constantinople, the largest indestructible news story to date. Indian cardamom is known among the two wide varieties of people as Mysore cardamom and Malabar cardamom.
Among them, the Mysore varieties of cardamom contain large quantities of limonene and cineol, which gives the cardamom a unique aroma. It is added to the Indian diet of legumes, and its seeds are fed with well-fried children’s food. In addition, it is also used as a blended powder with other spices. It is the main flavoring ingredient in sweet cuisine not only in India but in various world countries.
They are often not used because the taste of cardamom pods is neutral, and they give the food a slightly bitter taste. Due to the carminative and stimulating properties of cardamom, these are widely used in Western medicine. The seeds of cardamom are serious because they actively treat indigestion disorders, gas problems, intestinal ulcers, and a variety of stomach problems.
Children also love it because they also have a unique flavor. It has been used extensively by the ancient Arabs for its aphrodisiac properties, and the ancient Indians used it to treat obesity. It has been used as a diuretic remedy in all Indian homes since ancient times.
Some of the health benefits of Cardamom include;
- These seeds have a high nutritional value, and it being a healthy source of minerals such as calcium and magnesium.
- The seeds enhance your digestive system and help to control blood sugar levels. Besides, it helps to treat some kind of cancer.
- It helps to enhance Kidney Health
- And it can control and lower blood pressure
- Treats nausea, sore throat, and vomiting
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested, dried, and pulverized without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb powders.