Reviewed By Registered Dietitian Mollie Meldahl, RD, LD, CPT
Cardamom is native to the East originating in the forests of the western ghats in southern India, where it grows wild. Today it also grows in Sri Lanka, Guatemala, Indo China and Tanzania. It is also known for its many health benefits varying from anti-aging, aroma-therapy, digestion, antibacterial and anti-fungal properties.
Cardamom's antibacterial properties that help in healing breakouts in addition to acting as a skin purifier in way of clearing out blemishes. It also helps in giving a clearer and evened out complexion.
Cardamom contains vitamin C, which is a powerful antioxidant. It improves blood circulation throughout the body. Its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory qualities calm and soothe the skin, offering therapeutic effects.
Costa Californica's Cardamom Spice is available and made with organic Green Cardamom.