A part of almost every Indian household, elaichi, or cardamom does not only add a rich flavor and aroma but also has countless health benefits. It is a gold mine of essential minerals and nutrients, and besides being a natural mouth freshener, elaichi improves digestion, relieves acidity, fights anemia, and detoxifies the body. What’s more, you can spice any of your recipes with elaichis, be it sweet or savory!
Cardamom is available in green and black versions with strong taste and intense aroma. It is used as flavorings and cooking spices in both food and drink. Green cardamom is broadly used as medicine to treat infections in teeth and gums, to prevent throat troubles, congestion of the lungs and pulmonary tuberculosis, inflammation of eyelids, and digestive disorders.