Black cardamom

Black cardamom also known as Bengal cardamom or badi elaichi, it belongs to perennial herbaceous plant family. Black cardamom is 4 to 6 times the size of small cardamom which is also known and green cardamom. Its aroma, Flavor and other qualities are quite different from green cardamom. It has more astringent aroma, with coolness similar to mint, though not bitter. It is also used to prepare garam masala, which is commonly used to flavor Indian Curries. Black cardamom helps prevent heart diseases. It helps control cardiac rhythm that balances the blood pressure and reduces the chances of developing blood clots. It’s powerful antibacterial and antiviral effect help boost immune system.