Badi Elaichi Scientific Name
Badi Elaichi Other Names
English: Black cardamom, Hill cardamom, Bengal cardamom, Greater cardamom, Indian cardamom, Nepal cardamom, Winged cardamom, Big cardamom, or Brown cardamom
French: Cardamome noir, Cardamome du Népal
German: Nepal-Cardamom, Schwarzer Cardamom
Hindi: Bari ilaichi, Big ilaichi, Kali ilaichi
Sanskrit: Brihad ela
What is Badi Elaichi?
Common forms of Badi Elaichi
Badi Elaichi is commonly used for:
- Stimulating digestion
- Detoxifying the body
- Treating bad breath
- Increasing urine production
- Treating depression
- Maintaining oral health
- Treating cold and flu
- Maintaining blood pressure
- Treating blood clots
- Reducing inflammation
- Eliminating hiccups
- Stimulating sexual desire
- Nausea and Vomiting
Badi Elaichi Dosage
Seeds Powder: 1-3g or as prescribed.
Badi Elaichi Side-effects and Warnings
Common side-effects: Badi Elaichi may be considered safe for most people in food amounts and there were no reported side effects from its consumption.
Not so common side-effects: Not known.
Pregnant or breastfeeding: Badi Elaichi is considered safe for use by pregnant and breastfeeding mothers if taken in food amounts and with food. Be cautious if using large quantities because no studies understand its effects.
Children: Not known.
Large doses of Badi Elaichi have been found to trigger gallstone colic that causes spasmodic pain.