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Beneficial black Cardamom Pods

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The pods are used as a spice, in a similar manner to the green Cardamom pods, but with a different flavor.

The whole pod and seeds are used as a spice, consumed raw or fried. Due to its heady notes, black cardamom is a constituent of garam masala and used extensively for preparing dal, soups, hearty meats, tandoors and vegetable dishes. It is also found in beverages, sweets like rice pudding, tea and even coffee.

Did You know?

Black cardamom has very good anti-inflammatory properties

- Cardamom helps with digestive and respiratory problems

- Several dental disorders, such as teeth infection, gum infection etc. can be treated with black cardamom

Black cardamom is thought to be an aphrodisiac by the Arabs

- The oil extracted from black cardamom is highly anesthetic and sedative

- Being an effective diuretic, black cardamoms can facilitate urination and keeps your renal system healthy

- Due to its antibacterial properties, black cardamom is used as a natural remedy for ‘contact dermatitis’ or skin allergy

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