NAME: Elettariacardamomum L.
APPEARENCE: the fruit is a green triple oval capsule containing up to 18 dark, hard pepper-sized seeds
TASTE: the taste is reminiscent of mint, citrus, pepper, clove and allspice
HEALING POWERS: rich in iron, magnesium, potassium, vitamin C, promotes digestion, reduces heartburn, stimulates circulation and reduces depression
PART OF PLANT: fruit
PROCESSING METHOD: The fruits are harvested just before ripeness, cleaned and dried in the sun or in a dehydrator