Black Cardamom Seed

Review Black Cardamom Seed Forms and Sizes Below

Common Name: Alpinia Fruit, Black Cardamom Seed, Nepal Cardamom, Greater Cardamom, Winged Cardamom, Brown Cardamom, Queen of Spices, Hill Cardamom
Botanical Name: Fructus Alpiniae oxyphyliae
Chinese / Pin Yin Name: Yi Zhi Ren, Yi Zhen Ren
Black Cardamom Seed Dosage: Consult your healthcare provider for your correct dose.
Black Cardamom Seed Precautions: Do not use if nursing or pregnant. Do not use with Yin deficiency. 

Black Cardamom Seed Benefits & Information

Black Cardamom Seed is a traditional Chinese medicinal herb used for tonifying the kidney and warming the spleen. It's harvested in summer and early fall when the fruit turns red. It is then dried in the sun. 
Black Cardamom Seed Properties: Warm, Acrid
Black Cardamom Seed Channels: Kidney, Stomach, Spleen 
Black Cardamom Seed Naturally Occurring Components: yakuchinone A volatile oil, cineole, terpene and sesquiterpenes

Herbs that Combine With Black Cardamom Seed

Allspice   Ginger   Vetch Seed

Reference:  herbpathy.com, tcmwiki.com, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20723592, http://old.tcmwiki.com/wiki/yi-zhi ren, https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Traditional_Chinese_Medicine/Usage_Of_Single_Herbs