AromaDb: A Database of Plant's Aroma Molecules

Plant Details

:Common Name
Black cardamom
:Scientific Name
Amomum subulatum
:Introduction

Black cardamom, also known as hill cardamom, Bengal cardamom, greater cardamom, Indian cardamom, Nepal cardamom, winged cardamom, or brown cardamom, comes from either of two species in the family Zingiberaceae. Its seed pods have a strong camphor-like flavor, with a smoky character derived from the method of drying.

: Details
The pods are used as a spice, in a similar manner to the green Indian cardamom pods, but with a different flavor. Unlike green cardamom, this spice is rarely used in sweet dishes. Its smoky flavor and aroma derive from traditional methods of drying over open flames.

Essential Oils

Serial No.Essential Oil Name
1Amomum subulatum essential oil

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