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Cardamom (elettaria cardamom)

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Cardamom has always been regarded as a flavouring and a valuable medicinal spice. Cardamom can be found as whole cardamom, cardamom seeds and ground form. It is also used in the extraction of oil and oleoresin.

 

Cardamom is mainly used in the food industry as a flavouring agent in curry or meat dishes, sweets, confectionaries, in bakery products, and as an ingredient of curry (masala) powder. Cardamom Oil is used for flavouring of beverages and drinks such as coffee and tea. It is also used in indigenous medicines in Sri Lanka, China and India, as a powerful ingredient.