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Alternative Names

Black Cardamom, Bai Dou Kou, Cardamome de Malabar, Cardamome, Cardomomi Fructus, Cardamome de Sri Lanka, Cardamome Noire, Cardamomo, Cardamome Verte, Cardomom, Cardamom Essential Oil, Ela, Green Cardamom, Huile Essentielle de Cardamome, Indian Cardamom, Lesser Cardamom

Scientific Name

Elettaria cardamomum

Why Do People Use Cardamom?

The oral preparations of Elettaria cardamomum (Cardamom), like cardamom powder, are used for: • Dyspepsia • Intestinal spasm • Common cold and cough • Bronchitis • Pharynx and mouth inflammation • Gallbladder and Liver complaints • Loss of appetite problems • Tendency toward infection Some topical uses of cardamom powder are as a laxative agent, for urinary problems and as an antiflatulent. As food ingredient it is utilized as a spice in many regions of the world.

Is It Safe To Use?

Possibly Safe - When utilized appropriately and orally it is considered safe to use. Likely Unsafe for Lactating and Pregnant females - The safety of Elettaria cardamomum during these conditions can’t be stated with surety.

How Effective Is Cardamom?

There is lack of authentic information to rate the effectiveness of cardamom powder.

How Cardamom Works?

Most effective part of Elettaria cardamomum is it seeds. Likely effective constituents of cardamom are its volatile oils including cineole. There are number of properties of volatile oil that include motility-enhancing, virustatic, antiflatulent and antispasmodic effects.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Cardamom?

There is no side effect reported due to cardamom.

How Cardamom Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

There are no known interactions of cardamom powder and other supplements & herbs

How Cardamom Interacts With Drugs?

There are no known interactions of cardamom and various drugs.

How Cardamom Interacts With Foods?

There are no known interactions of Elettaria cardamomum and other food items.

How Cardamom Interacts With Lab Tests?

There are no known interactions of different lab tests and cardamom.

How Cardamom Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

There are no known interactions of cardamom and diseases or conditions.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Cardamom?

For oral purposes, dosage of ground seeds cardamom usually taken is 1.5 grams per day. General dosage of cardamom tincture is one to two grams every day.



General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Cardamom Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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