Ela: Greater cardamom
name: Amomum subulatum
cardamom is found in Garam masala recipes, and have its traditional
value. It is spice having peculiar aroma and taste, used to flavours
the food articles. Pungent, bitter warm potency and also acrid.
Digestive, aromatic, carminative, stimulant, purgative, diuretic,
regulate pitta srava [bile secretion, antidote [snake bite, scorpion
Ingestion, tympanities, diarrhea, liver disorders, teeth and gum
infections disease of throat, congestion of lungs, tuberculosis
[pulmonary], digestive disorders, inflammation of eyelids, pain
abdomen, constipation, dysentery, skin disorders, itching, headache,
fever and in cold.