: 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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The seeds contain yield an essential oil containing cineol as subulatym principle constituent. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Apart from usage in Indian and Nepali cuisine, they are not much known, but have some regional importance in Central and Southern China.
When planting a cardamom outdoors, it needs a location that is constantly shaded. In the East, the plant is used medicinally, for digestive ailments.
An ideal location for a cardamom plant is in a bathroom, where it will benefit from the warmth and high humidity. The best soil in which to grow a cardamom is a rich soil that holds moisture as these plants like their roots to be constantly wet. This page was last edited on 19 Novemberat Amomum seed should be sown in pots or trays and placed in a dark position.
When mature the plants send up flower spikes that produce the cardamom capsules. 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. Its common name is spelt in a number of ways, Cardamom, Cardamon or Cardemon and occasionally Cardamum.
Amomum costatum [ citation needed ] Benth. Typical components of xiang liao are cassiaSichuan pepperblack cardamom, star anise and lesser galangale ; less commonly, Sichuan cooks employ greater galangaleclovesnutmeg and licorice.
The plant needs moist soil in a warm environment with filtered sunlight.
Cardamom is the world’s third-most expensive spice, outstripped in price per weight only by saffron and vanilla.
Amomum Spices Plants used in traditional Chinese medicine Indian spices. Camphor is easily discernible in its odour. Amomum subulatum also known as Nepal cardamom and Amomum tsao-ko. Black cardamom is used for hearty meat stews and similar dishes. So, the next time you wonder why something is so expensive you can ask yourself, where does this come from ….
In France and America the oil is also used in perfumery. The seeds are removed from the pods after the pods have dried. The soil needs to be watered often and should never be allowed to become dry.
In traditional Chinese medicine, black cardamom is used for stomach disorders and malaria. The pods can be left on the plant to dry or removed and placed on paper towels to dry more quickly.
It often grows on the steep cliffs and mountain hillsides throughout the jungle and is harvested by hand. In Western medicine it is merely a flavourant sjbulatum other additive to medicines, typically those for indigestion and flatulence. The genus name Amomum derives from the Greek momum meaning ‘unblemished’ literally or figuratively or ‘faultless’. For other uses, see Cardamom disambiguation.