Cardamom is regarded as the ‘Queen of Spices’ and has long been a valued ingredient in traditional Chinese and Indian medicine. The aromatic seeds of this exotic plant contain a slew of vitamins and minerals, including Niacin, Pyridoxine, Riboflavin, Thiamine, vitamin A, vitamin C, Sodium, Potassium, Calcium, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus and Zinc. Cardamom is one of the most common herbal remedies in Ayurveda and is used to treat dental problems, throat and upper respiratory infections, gastrointestinal disorders and urinary tract infections. It can help alleviate nausea and vomiting, intestinal spasms and gas. Cardamom is also believed to possess aphrodisiac properties and may be used to treat impotence, erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation.