Bai Dou Kou

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Common Name: 
Cardamom Fruit, Round
Botanical Name:   Amomum kravanh fruit

Chinese / Pin Yin Name:   Bai Dou Kou
Bai Dou Kou Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.
Bai Dou Kou Precautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.

Bai Dou Kou Benefits & Information

You may be familiar with Bai Dou Kou (Cardamom) as a spice for cooking. Bai Dou Kou, known as the queen of spices, is warm and aromatic with a unique intense, slightly sweet, and floral flavor that makes it perfect for sweet and savory recipes as well as for teas. Native to southern India and Indonesia, Bai Dou Kou was used by ancient Greeks to soothe digestive issues and is a common herb in both Chinese medicine and Ayurvedic medicine. Bai Dou Kou is an excellent source of Magnesium with 1 tablespoon providing 80% of the recommended daily value. Studies have found that Bai Dou Kou has antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, diuretic, and antibacterial effects that benefit a variety of health concerns.

In traditional Chinese medicine Bai Dou Kou transforms dampness, moves qi, stops vomiting and warms the middle energizer. Research studies have found that Bai Dou Kou helps to prevent cavities, improves bad breath, promotes healthy blood pressure, supports healthy blood glucose levels, promotes healthy digestion, benefits stomach health, and may promote easy breathing.

Use Bai Dou Kou to make a teadecoction, or tincture. Bai Dou Kou powder is perfect to make your own fresh filler-free capsules. Both forms of Bai Dou Kou are great to use in cooking.

Bai Dou Kou Herb Category:  Aromatic Herbs that Transform Dampness
Bai Dou Kou Product Properties:
Acrid, warm, aromatic
Bai Dou Kou Channels / Meridians: Lung, Spleen, Stomach
Bai Dou Kou Chemical Components:  Vitamins and minerals in cardamom include "niacin, pyridoxine, riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin A, vitamin C, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, zinc

Herbs That Combine With Dai Dou Kou

Apricot Pit     Lotus     Turmeric     Ginger     Scutellaria Baicalensis