Green Cardamom Pods
Green Cardamom or “Grains of Paradise” is the fruit of perennial plant native to India that is used as spice and aromatic herb. Green cardamoms are small, bright green berries that has intense aroma reminiscent to the scent of lemon and eucalyptus. This fruit is a capsule that gives of a sweet and slightly spicy taste. Its scent is that of a citrus because of its limonene attributes. The cardamom properties include digestive properties such includes stimulating the appetite, calms the gut and promotes the elimination of gases. It is also an aphrodisiac, an expectorant, meaning it has attributes that can treat cough, asthma and bronchitis. It is also considered as an antiseptic to fight of bacteria and an anti-cancer because of its antioxidant compounds. Store in cool, dark cupboard, away from direct heat or sunlight; keep tightly closed when not in use.