Wild Cardamom – Queen of Spices

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Essential Facts about Wild Cardamom Names Botanical: Elettaria cardamomum Sanskrit: Ela Hindi: Elaichi English: Wild Cardamom Other: Queen of Spices Energetics Rasa (taste): Pungent, sweet Guna (qualities): Light, dry Virya (action): Cooling Vipaka (post-digestive effects): Pungent Dosha (constitution): Cardamom is considered tridoshic in that it can be useful in balancing all three doshas, though pitta … Read more Wild Cardamom – Queen of Spices

Chyawanprash Ingredients


Chyawanprash is an immensely popular Ayurvedic jam that has been used for many thousands of years. It has been prescribed for a variety of things, ranging from boosting longevity to increasing sexual health. It was, and still is, one of the most popular medicines used in Ayurveda. One might wonder what ingredients are to be … Read more Chyawanprash Ingredients