: 20 BLACK CARDAMON Plant Seeds (AMOMUM subulatum) Grow Indoors or Outdoors!: Garden & Outdoor. Common Name: Greater Cardamom. Amomum subulatum. Drawing of the flowering plant. Photograph by: Roxburgh, W., Plants of the coast of Coromandel, vol. Larger or Greater Cardamom, Nepal Cardamom. Latin Name: Amomum subulatum Zingiberaceae. Sanskrit/Indian name: Aindri, Sthula ela, Brihatupakunchika.

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Chinese herbology Herbal tea Marination Spice rub. The seeds are removed from the pods after the pods have dried. Sow indoors at any time. Black cardamom was subilatum used in Chinese cooking, at least back to the Yuan. Thus, it is generally a good idea to prepare Northern Indian dishes of braising type kormas a few hours or even one day in advance.

In areas prone to frosts they are cultivated as a container plant, grown indoors or kept in frost free greenhouse through subuatum winter. Foliage growth can be encouraged by fertilising the plant with a high-nitrogen, low-potassium fertiliser.

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Spice Pages: Black Cardamom (Amomum subulatum)

Biological activity is found to be stomachic, subulqtum, antibilious, and antiemetic. The rhizomes are planted among the trees sending up six to eight foot leafy shoots which give the plant a bushy appearance. It is the world’s third-most expensive spice, outstripped in price per weight only by saffron and vanilla.

There, the ground seeds are an optional ingredient to the five spice powder see star anise. Subulatkm behaviour is shared by other unground spices, like cinnamoncloves and green cardamomall of which are popular in Northern India and mostly used unground see also onion. In hot areas of the world the plants need shade and moisture.


Ethnopharmacological Approaches for Therapy of Jaundice: Indoor plants should be fertilised less often than outdoor plants. Etymology For the botanical genus name Shbulatum and for cardamomsee cardamom. Selected Links Indian Spices: In Western medicine it is merely a flavourant or other additive to medicines, typically those for indigestion and flatulence. The Arabs attributed aphrodisiac qualities subultaum it it features regularly subulatuum the Arabian Nightsand the ancient Indians regarded it as a cure for obesity.

Herbs and spices portal. In traditional Chinese medicineblack cardamom is used for stomach disorders and malaria.

In its native areas it grows to be a large plant with thick stocks and huge leaves. The phytohormones which inhibit germination will then break down. Its common name is spelt in a number of ways, Cardamom, Cardamon or Cardemon and occasionally Cardamum. The botanical species name subulatum derives from Latin subula awlreferring probably to the awl-shaped subjlatum pointed leaves. Amomum is a genus of plant in the family Zingiberaceae. Cardamom is the world’s third-most expensive spice, outstripped in price per weight only by saffron and vanilla.

Amomum subulatum

The soil needs to be watered often and should never be allowed to become dry. Typical components of xiang liao are cassiaSichuan pepperblack cardamom, star anise and lesser galangale ; less commonly, Sichuan cooks employ greater galangaleclovesnutmeg and licorice. It includes several species of cardamom, especially black cardamom Amomum subulatum but also the green cardamom, Elettaria cardamomum. In Egypt and other Arabic cultures they are ground and used to flavour coffees and teas.

Culinary Australian Bangladeshi Indian Pakistani. Seedlings should be planted in the soil at the same depth they were previously grown.


Amomum subulatum – Black Cardamom – Seeds

The container should be placed in an area that receives filtered or indirect sunlight as cardamom plants will not thrive in direct sun. Lists and related topics Lists of herbs and spices. It often grows on the steep cliffs and mountain hillsides throughout the jungle and is harvested by hand.

Retrieved from ” https: The largest producer of the black cardamom is Nepalfollowed by India and Bhutan. The seeds are contained in the pods in three double rows with about six seeds in each row.

In the East, the plant is used medicinally, for amomim ailments. Views Read Edit View history.

In China, the pods are used for jin-jin braised meat dishes, particularly in the cuisine of the central-western province ammum Sichuan. Camphor is easily discernible in its odour. Then temperature and lighting must be increased gradually.

The pods can be left on the plant to dry or removed and placed on paper towels to dry more quickly. So, the next time you wonder why something is so expensive you can ask yourself, where does this come from …. When planting a cardamom outdoors, it needs a location that is constantly shaded. The pods of A. Amomum subulatum, the Cardamon or Cardamom plant is an interesting herbaceous perennial plant, native to damp, forested valleys from the eastern Himalayas to central Subbulatum.

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