Magadh Badi Elaichi
Badi Elaichi, also known as Black Cardamom is a spice crop cultivated in central Himalayan and north-eastern region of India. It is a well known spice that has been used in many Ayurvedic preparations from ancient times due to its great medicinal value.
Badi Elaichi is helpful in managing diabetes as it lowers the blood glucose levels due to its antioxidant properties. The antioxidants present in it also helps in reducing the risk of heart diseases by lowering cholesterol levels. Consuming Badi Elaichi powder twice a day is good for patients with heart disease.
As per Ayurveda, Badi Elaichi is used in cough due to its Ushna (hot) properties. It helps to remove excess mucus from the respiratory passages and provides relief. Consuming ashes of burnt Badi Elaichi leaves along with mustard oil reduces the symptoms of cough and cold.
Badi Elaichi essential oil also helps in managing inflammatory conditions such as swellings, tissue injuries or rheumatism due to its anti-inflammatory properties