Elettaria cardamomum

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Chinese medicine
A perennial herb, the seeds of which are astringent, carminative and stimulatory; it is used for abdominal pains, impotence, premature ejaculation, spermatorrhoea, urinary incontinence and vomiting.

Elettaria cardamomum,

n See cardamom.
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Zingiberaceae Rhizome 14 Curcuma zedoaria Zingiberaceae Rhizome Roscoe 15 Elettaria Zingiberaceae Fruit cardamomum Maton 16 Ficus religiosa L.
All are the dried fruit of elettaria cardamomun, a perennial large bushy reed-like plant belonging to the ginger family.
Green cardamom is the common name for seed pods from the Elettaria plant which is widely cultivated in India and Malaysia.