Most importantly, to the best of our knowledge, no research work has been reported so far on the effects of irradiation on the volatile flavor compounds of spices such as Elettaria cardamomum (L.
Table-1: GC-MS conditions and operating parameters as applied for volatile flavor compounds of Elettaria cardamomum (L.
Kucukbay, Essential Oil Composition of Elettaria cardamomum Maton.
Elettaria is used both as a spice and as medicine, and Amomum is used as an ingredient in several traditional medicines in China, Pakistan, India, Korea, and Vietnam.
The names of cardamom in different countries of the world are: Aframomum, Amomum, Amomum cardamomum, Amomum subulatum Roxb, amooman, bai dou kou, Bari Ilaichi, bastard cardamom, buah pelaga (Malay), cardamom oil, cardamome (French), cardamomo (Italian, Spanish), cardamon, cardamone (Italian), cardomomi fructus, chhoti elachi (Indian), elaichi (Pakistan and Indian), Elettaria cardamomum, Elettaria cardamomum Maton var.