How do you eat black cardamom?

What is black cardamom ?

Amomum subulatum, also known as Black cardamom, is a perennial herbaceous plant in the family Zingiberaceae. A. subulatum is native to the Eastern Himalayas; the main production regions are Eastern Nepal, India and Bhutan. 

The pods (fruits) of big cardamom are large (2-3 cm long), hairy, and brown-black, and contain about 30-50 seeds. The seeds are sticky, but once removed from the pod they soon dry out, and it is these, in either whole or ground form, that are most commonly used.

Black cardamom has a fresh and aromatic aroma. Camphor is easily discernible in its odour. By virtue of the traditional drying procedure over open flames, the spice also acquires a strong smoky flavour. 

Black cardamom is used for stomach disorders and malaria. In the traditional medicine of India, decoction of Amomum subulatum rhizomes is used in the therapy of jaundice.It also has high medicinal value. The decoction of seeds is used as a gargle in infection of teeth and gums. It also improves your appetite and helps in maintaining good heart health.  It also keeps issues of gas and bloating at bay.

Black Cardamom seeds are considered as an antidote to either snake venom of scorpion venom. It is also reported that Black Cardamom seeds are used as preventive as well as curative measure for throat troubles, congestion of lungs, inflammation of eyelids, digestive disorders and in the treatment of pulmonary tuberculosis.

Black cardamoms have  antibacterial properties and antiseptic properties that protest against infections.It has presence of vitamin C and essential antioxidants, and also helps improve blood circulation throughout  the body. It helps in healing breakouts and also acts as a skin purifier by clearing out blemishes.

It can be used in soups, chowders, casseroles and marinades for a smoky flavour. It also goes well in rice puddings, cakes, ginger fig chutney. It is also used in preparing garam masala, which is commonly used to flavour Indian curries, snacks and rice preparations too.

 Health benefits of black cardamom

1.Dental health

2.Anti-inflammatory properties

3.Improves digestive health

4.Prevents bad breath

5.Boost the immune system

6.Reduces stress

7.Curing asthma

8.Flawless skin

9.good for hair

10.Treats headaches

11.Urinal diseases

12.Treats respiratory problems

How do you eat black cardamom?

Home remedy of black cardamom

Black cardamom home remedy for bad breath


2 black cardamom


Take a two black cardamom seeds.

Keep a black cardamom seed in mouth until becomes soft.

Squeeze its juice, chew and swallow.

You can try this home remedy for two times a days.

You might see better results.

How Do You Eat Black Cardamom?

Black cardamom home remedy for vomiting


300ml of water

1/4 teaspoon of black cardamom powder


Combine a 1/4 teaspoon of black cardamom powder and 300ml of water in a small pan.

Heat it until the water reduced to half.Strain the water, add honey to taste.

Enjoy your drinks.

You can try this recipe for two times a day.

You might see better results.

How Do You Eat Black Cardamom?

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