Cardamom is also known as the Queen of Spices. This spice has a long and rich association with traditional Chinese medicine and Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of medicine and lifestyle, and a sister science to yoga. Research has shown that cardamom may aid in cholesterol control, improve blood circulation and has soothing effects on digestion.
Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of various plants in the ginger family and is used to spice both sweet and savory dishes. It’s one of the most expensive spices in the world and its early use dates back to Ancient Egyptian mummifying rituals.