The 3 W’s of Cardamom!

What is Cardamom? Where does it come from? Why should we consume it?

Lots of people have never heard of Cardamom and for those who have heard of it, many don’t know what it really is. Well, we are here to help you answer those simple questions!

 

What is Cardamom? Where does it come from?

Cardamom is a spice native to India. Now, it is available in many tropical regions including Malaysia, Bhutan, and China. At Tea For Inc, we aim to source our products from their native origin and therefore, our Cardamom comes from India. Cardamom is a pod with black seeds inside and grows on the plant Elettaria Cardamomum. Very aromatic, Cardamom is a common spice used in many Indian dishes. It has a sweet, citrusy, and almost minty taste and can be commonly related to cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg. The best way to know for sure is to try it yourself.

 

Why Consume Cardamom?

The health benefits associated with consuming Cardamom are remarkable. From aiding in gastrointestinal health to cancer fighting properties to curing impotence and erectile dysfunction; cardamom covers a wide variety of health problems. Here is a list of health benefits associated with Cardamom:

  • Prevents Colorectal Cancer

  • Maintains Cardiovascular Health

  • Natural Anti-depressent

  • Improves Circulation

  • Promotes Oral Health

  • Combats Bad Breath

  • Aphrodisiac Properties

  • Fights Nausea

  • Hiccups
  • Detoxifies the Body

  • …and much more!

References

11 Amazing Benefits of Cardamom. (2018, January 16). Retrieved April 04, 2018, from https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/herbs-and-spices/health-benefits-of-cardamom.html