I don’t think there could be a more perfect herb to help counteract the windy, rainy, cold, warm spring of Colorado than Cardamom. Weather you are looking for some courage and grounding or want get rid of a little excess Kapha, Cardamom can do that and a whole lot more. In ancient Egypt soldiers would put on Cardamom essential oil to increase their courage, before going into battle, so maybe you could use some before work.
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Cardamom can be used as an Essential Oil for smelling or as a spice in food.
Foods that use cardamom: Chai, Pumpkin Pie, Rice Pudding and Oatmeal. Spices are great for stoking the digestive fire and Cardamom is known for getting rid of Vata gas and Kapha mucous. Side note: its antispasmodic qualities, can be helpful for getting rid of hiccups, and intestinal cramping (Dillute…
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