Cardamom is a member of the Ginger family. Cardamom is valued for its pungent flavor It plays a role in sweet and savory dishes, and is essential to Indian and Scandinavian cuisine. It is used in curries, soups and some milk puddings.
Cardamom was chewed by the Ancient Egyptians to whiten their teeth and freshen their breath. Ancient Indian Ayurvedic medicine used the spice to "remove fat" and cure urinary and skin complaints. It is a Middle Eastern belief that Cardamom is an aphrodisiac. Traditional Healers believe that it cools the body and aids digestion.
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