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Other Names: Cardamom, Cardamom Seeds, Mysore Cardamom Seeds, Malabar Cardamom Seeds, Elaci, Choti Llaichi, Ceylon Cardamom, Elettaria Cardamomum
Traditional Usages: Culinary Spice, Perfumes, Sore Throat, Bad Breath, Indigestion, Belching, Bloating, Hiccups, Cough, Flatulence, Depression, Obesity, Stomach Ache, Premature Ejaculation, Dizziness, Anorexia, Toothache, Asthma, Bronchitis, Kidney Stones, Anorexia, General Debility, Constpation, Urinary Incontinence, Counters Bad Breath when taken with Garlic
Resources: Southern India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Guatemala, Egypt, China, Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand
Parts Used: Dried Ripe seeds, Seedpods, Volatile Oil
Health Warning: Do not take oil internally
Cardamom Powder - Herbal remedy for Hiccup: To make the beverage, boil a half teaspoon of cardamom powder with 2 cups water until the water reduces down to 1 cup. Pour the water through a fine mesh strainer to remove the powder and drink the beverage while it is s still warm.
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