Cardamon Herbal Remedies
Cardamon seeds make an aromatic tea which is soothing and warming to the stomach, helping to relieve flatulence, indigestion, nausea, and diarrhea. They are used for lack of appetite and to stimulate the flow of saliva. Chewing cardamon seeds sweetens the breath. Cardamon has a taste of SPICY and a temperature of WARM.
Cardamon Proper Dose
|Cardamon Decoction||1 cup 2-3 x daily|
Cardamon Reference Information
|Latin Name||Elettaria cardamomum|
|Other Names||Cardamom seed|
|Herb Forms||Bulk herb, powder.|
|Botanical Info||A perennial herb with lance-shaped leaves on long stems. The clusters of pods contain the aromatic, spicy cardamon seeds.|
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