Palanquin Cardamom Tea (40 Bags)
Product Description: Cardamom has been used from ancient times to improve digestion and act as a mouth freshener.It also stimulates and gives clarity to the mind.
Tea by itself is rich in antioxidants. It stimulates wakefulness and gives relief from fatigue and headaches.
Cardamon Tea has a pleasant aroma and taste that brings lightness to the body, mind and spirit.
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Cardamom, also known as the queen of spices is distinguished by its papery, green pods which encase the spicy black seeds. It is the third most expensive spice in the world by weight, right behind vanilla and saffron, with a price tag of about $30 per pound. There are two types of cardamom: black and green. The green, small ones are used commonly in sweet dishes, teas and other beverages, while the black cardamom is larger, and has a stronger flavour. It is used in heavily spices Indian dishes such as biryani and various curries.
Storage of Cardamom
Both green and brown cardamoms are easily available in the market, all year round. The trick to checking if the pods are fresh or not, is to rub a single pod between the fingertips; if it secretes a sweet fragrance, it is fresh.You can store cardamom in airtight jars. Just keep it away from sunlight and moisture.
Health Benefits of Cardamom
With its carminative properties, cardamom is great for helping digestion. It prevents stomach infections and reduces bloating. It also improves appetite. Chewing on cardamom pods is known to freshen up breath.
Rich sources of manganese, cardamoms destroy the free radicals and help detoxify the body. They are also good for your kidney health.
Regular consumption of cardamom reduces hypertension, improves blood circulation and removes skin blemishes.
In aromatherapy, cardamom essential oil is used as an anti-depressant. Research has shown that the antimicrobial properties of cardamom effectively inhibit the growth of harmful microbes which, if left unchecked, can lead to food poisoning. Cardamom is also used as a remedy for a sore throat.