Black Cardamom {Amomum subulatum} 

Black or Indian Cardamom and balances Vata and Kapha doshas.


Ayurvedic Characteristics and Uses

  1. Effect on doshas – Balancing for all Vata and Kapha doshas
  2. Taste  –sour, bitter
  3. Energetics –heating
  4. Main Traditional Action – Stomachi, antineuralgic
  5. Other Traditional Uses – Antidiabetic


Modern Research

Studied for many different biological activities such as: antioxidant, metal chelation, lipid peroxidation,and gastric antiulcerogenic.