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car·da·mom

(kar'dă-mom),
Grains of paradise. Dried ripe seeds of Elettaria cardamomum; used for flavoring baked goods, confectionery, curry powder, and in the manufacture of oil of cardamom which is used for flavoring liqueurs. Pharmaceutical aid (flavor); adjuvant and carminative.

cardamom

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.

car·da·mom

(kahr'dă-mŏm)
Herbal agent derived from Elettaria cardamomum; purportedly useful against flatulence; widely used as a cooking spice.
Synonym(s): Alpinia cardamom, Malabar cardamom.
[L. cardamomum, fr. G. kardamōmon]
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Cardamom is the dried, un-ripened fruit of the perennial Elettaria cardamomum. Enclosed in the fruit pods are tiny, brown, aromatic seeds, which are both pungent and sweet to the taste.
E-beam irradiation was therefore concluded to have no adverse effect on the volatile flavor of Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton and doses up to 20 kGy were declared not to interfere with the flavor perception of consumers.
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To prepare plant extracts, fresh plants of commercial Elettaria cardamomum (Cardamom), Laurus nobilis (Laurus) and Rosmarinus officinalis (Rosemary) were collected from kingdom of Saudia Arabia (Taif city).
Other crude herbs employed within the soup included aromatic digestives and carminatives in the form of Coriandrum sativum (coriander, fresh chopped leaf & grated roots x 1 bunch and dried powder x 2 tablespoons), Cuminum cyminum (cumin, powdered seeds x 1 tablespoon), Illicium verum (star anise, whole fruit x 3), Foeniculum vulgare (fennel, crushed seeds x 1 tablespoon), Ellettaria cardamomum (true cardamom, whole pods x 5) and a small amount of Piper nigrum (black pepper, ground fruit x 1/2 teaspoon).
Assim, neste trabalho, buscou-se determinar a atividade antimicrobiana e a curva de morte termoquimica das bacterias, empregandose solucoes desinfetantes dos oleos essenciais de Thymus vulgaris (tomilho), Elettaria cardamomum (cardamomo), Eugenia caryophyllus (cravo da india), Foeniculum vulgare dulce (funcho doce) sobre Eschericha coli, Salmonella enterica Enteritidis e Staphylococcus aureus.
The healer made a number of uses of four spices in his formulations, namely bark of Cinnamomum verum, leaves of Cinnamomum tamala, floral buds of Syzygium aromaticum, and fruits of Elettaria cardamomum. This combination, in full or in part, along with other plant parts, was used to treat stomach pain, rheumatic pain, and puerperal fever.
Other plants like Dillenia indica, Emblica officinalis, Hibiscus rosa sinensis, Syzygium cumini, Aegle marmelos, Citrus limonum and Eletteria cardamomum are obtained from lands cultivated by nearby non-indigenous settlers, who cultivate these plants for personal consumption, commercial purposes or ornamental values.
(2011) tambem relatam que extratos de especies de pimenta usadas como especiarias e como ervas medicinais (Elettaria cardamomum e Syzygium aromaticum) na India possuem efeito inibitorio e podem ser usados como antimicrobianos em chas.