Cardamom Whole Green Seeds

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Latin Name : Elettaria Cardamomum

Origin Country: Guatemala

Elettaria cardamomum, commonly known as green cardamom or true cardamom, is a herbaceous, perennial plant in the ginger family, native to southern India. It is the most common of the species whose seeds are used as a spice called cardamom that has a sharp, strong, punchy aroma. It is cultivated widely in tropical regions and reportedly naturalized in Réunion, Indochina, and Costa Rica. It has a has a bright, citrusy flavour.

– Elettaria Cardamomum (cardamom) contains antioxidants that protect the body from damage by free radicals.

– It possesses anti-inflammatory compounds that may reduce inflammation, potentially preventing chronic diseases.

– Cardamom aids digestion by reducing bloating, and alleviating gas.

– Traditionally used for respiratory issues like coughs and bronchitis due to its expectorant properties.


You can use whole seeds by crushing them slightly before adding to baked goods like cookies, cakes, or bread for a unique flavour. To make an infusion, bring water to a boil in a tea kettle or in a small saucepan on the stove. Add in the cardamom seeds and turn the heat down to low. Let the tea steep for 5 to 8 minutes and sweeten using brown sugar or agave.
- Generally considered safe in moderation as a food spice. - Possible side effects include heartburn, acid reflux, or mouth irritation due to its strong flavour. - High doses may lead to diarrhoea or stomach discomfort. - Caution advised for individuals with gallbladder issues as it may increase bile production. - Pregnant women should consult healthcare providers due to potential stimulation of uterine contractions.

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