Organic green cardamom pods are a truly amazing spice.
Organic green cardamom pods have such a powerful, fragrant scent. If you have visited India the smell will transport you straight back to the chai tea sellers and vibrant spice markets. Cardamom lends itself to sweet and savoury dishes and is a key flavour in our organic garam masala.
Our Organic Cardamom pods are dried using warm air and no other chemical processes take place. They are high in Vitamin C, Calcium and Iron as well as containing a whopping 28% of your manganese requirements in a single teaspoon.
Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.
The Nutritional Benefits of Organic Cardamom.
Organic cardamom is high in Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc and Manganese. They are a source of Phosphorus and Copper.
Vitamin C: This well known nutrient contributes to normal function of the immune system during and after intense physical exercise and is necessary for normal collagen formation. It is also essential to normal functioning of the immune system and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Zinc: This nutrient contributes to normal function of the immune system and DNA synthesis. It also protects cells from oxidative stress which is so important in a world where our bodies are exposed to so many toxins daily
Calcium: Calcium is needed for the normal maintenance of bones and teeth.
Manganese: This vital nutrient contributes to the maintenance of normal bones, formation of connective tissue and the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Copper: This trace mineral is needed to protect cells from oxidative stress and for normal function of the immune system. It also contributes to normal connective tissue and functioning of the nervous system.
Iron: It is vital to get enough iron and many whole foods contain high levels of it. Iron contributes to normal cognitive function, immune system function and reduction of tiredness. It is also needed for normal energy-yielding metabolism and the formation of red blood cells.
Phosphorus: This abundant mineral contributes to energy-yielding metabolism, function of cell membranes and the maintenance of bones and teeth.
Magnesium: This wonderful nutrient is often referred to as natures tranquilliser. It is necessary for the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and electrolyte balance. It is also needed for normal nervous system and muscle function.
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*High in = 30% or more of RI (reference intake) per 100g
*Source of = 15% or more of RI (reference intake) per 100g
For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight. Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.