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Kababchini Herb And Kababchini Health Benefits

Kababchini is a spice commonly used in Asian countries for cooking purposes. It is the dried fruit of an evergreen small tree Pimenta dioica which belongs to the family of creepers. The pimenta is a parasitic plant and grows on other full-grown trees. The kababchini’s plant is about nine meters in height and its leaves are egg-shaped and 10–12 cm in length. Its fruit is tiny and green in color.
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Kababchini’s fruit is plucked from the plant when it is fully grown in size but still unripe and green in color. Its color turns black when it is dried in the Sun. Its fruit or berries are 47 mm in diameter. This fruit is ground to a fine powder and has a sharp odor and a mild, sweet taste. Kabachini grows in Central and South America, Mexico, Kashmir and in some parts of India.

Kabab Chini Spice And Kabab Chini Health Benefits

Kababchini is a popular cooking ingredient in India and many other Asian countries. It is mostly used for flavoring curries due to its fragrance. Kababchini is popularly known as Allspice in English, as it smells like a combination of spices including cloves, black pepper, cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Kababchini is not only used as a cooking ingredient but it has many other uses.The Kababchini’s fruit is used to obtain many useful chemicals like volatile oil, nitrogenous matter including pinene, camphene, cadalene, and sesquiterpenes. It is also used for making coloring agents, starch, and resin. Kabachini is also widely used in potpourri. It is a fragrant ingredient in fragrant teas and is used as a scent in soaps and perfumes. It is also used as a preservative in ketchup and canned meats.
 
Kababchini’s uses and benefits are countless. It is considered to be a very useful herb. Some medicinal uses of this marvelous spice are as follows:
  • It is used in medicines that are used for curing mouth diseases.
  • It is used in the preparation of aromatic oils that are used to treat arthritis and relieve joint pain.
  • It is used as a stimulant.
  • It has the ability to solve diuretic and expectorant problems.
  • It is used in the treatment of dysentery, asthma, and leucorrhoea.
  • It is widely used as a home remedy for throat infections and also by singers to maintain a clear throat.
  • It helps to relieve a sore throat, cough, and rheumatism.
  • It is used to treat flatulence and dyspepsia.


Submitted on January 16, 2014
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