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Cardamom is an ingredient used in Indian cooking Also known as:
Ilaichi, Elakki, Yelakulu, Elakkai, Elakkay

Description:
The two types of cardamom, green and black, are rhizomatous herbs having aromatic seeds

Commonly used in:
Used for seasoning and flavouring in pickles and barbeque sauces

Health benefit:
Cardamom is used mainly for seasoning and flavouring of dished. As it is a herb, it is used for medicine purposes too for curing  heartburn, intestinal spasms,  intestinal gas, constipation, loss of appetite among the few ailments most known. It is a rich source of potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and manganese

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