Cardamom Powder


Cardamom Powder

Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum Maton

Family:  Zingiberaceae.

Tamil: Elakkai

Hindi: Chhoti elaichi



Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods and it has a strong, pungent flavor and aroma. Cardamom pods contain a number of seeds, but the entire cardamom pod can be used whole or ground. Cardamom is native to the evergreen forests of India. This spice is commonly used in Indian cuisine, but it has also made its way into Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for mouth ulcers, digestive problems, and even depression.


Health Benefits of Cardamom Powder:

  • It helps the body to eliminate waste
  • Cardomom is used for treating many digestive disorders such as acidity, bloating, gas, heartburn.
  • It is used for loss of appetite, constipation.
  • Cardamom is used for mouth ulcers and infections of the mouth, throat and Bad Breath.
  • Cardamom is an anti-spasmodic that can help get rid of hiccups.