Did you know Cardamom is not just a spice?
Over the years due to it’s many health benefits it has been commonly used in traditional medicine. It is most commonly used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat mouth ulcers, digestive problems and even depression. Use it to combat nausea, acidity, bloating, gas, heartburn, loss of appetite, constipation and much more. This spice helps the body eliminate waste through the kidneys.
It’s well worth adding cardamom to your food just for the fragrance alone. The additional health benefits are a bonus whenever you breakout the citrusy spices.
For a tasty treat, infuse crushed cardamom pods in milk or light cream to make delicious cardamom ice cream. Other uses for cardamom are in traditional Indian sweets and in masala chai and spiced coffee.