What are Cardamom Pods you ask? A relative to ginger, the Cardamom Plant, Elettaria cardamomum, produces a fruit in the form of a pod called Cardamom Pod. The sweet aromatic plant is is quite large with a fleshy rhizome, and smooth, dark green leaf blades that can grow up to 2.5 feet long. Beautiful yellowish to violet lipped small flowers compliments the plant, followed by a pale green to yellowish grey - plump, nearly smooth, up to 4/5 inch long, oblong, triangular in sectioned - fruit known as the Cardamom Pods. These pods are collect, washed, then dried for you to buy.
Green Cardamom Pods are considered among the most expensive herbs to produce, as they are very labor intensive to grow and harvest. Native to the South Asia, but widely grown in Guatemala, the art of how to use Caradom Pods was mastered by many of the natives, and it served in numerous personal care applications, as it can in your products!
Where can you buy Cardamom Pods at the best price around? From Bulk Apothecary of course, where quality is everything!
Country of Origin: Guatemala
Botanical Name: Elettaria cardamomum
Common Names: Bastard Cardamom, Cardamom, Malabar Cardamom, Mysore Cardamom, Ela
Parts Used: Whole dried pod
Form: Whole Dried Pod
Organic Certified: Yes (Option labeled as such)
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Posted by Holli Hayes on 2nd Aug 2018
Arrived quickly. Well packed. This was fragrant and a perfect addition for an herbal tea I've created.