Cardamom Tea
 
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Recipe type: Non-Alcoholic Drinks
Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 15 cardamom seeds
  • water
  • 1/2 Cup milk
  • 2 drops vanilla (to 3 drops)
  • 1 honey
Instructions
  1. For indigestion, mix 15 pulverized seeds in 1/2 cup hot water.
  2. Add 1 ounce of fresh ginger root and a cinnamon stick.
  3. Simmer 15 minutes over low heat.
  4. Add 1/2 cup milk and simmer 10 more minutes.
  5. Add 2 to 3 drops of vanilla.
  6. Sweeten with honey.
  7. Drink 1 to 2 cups daily.
Notes
Grown in India, Cardamom pungent, aromatic seeds contain a large amount of volatile oil that helps stimulate digestion and relieve gas.
  • A mild stimulant, cardamom is a standard ingredient in curry.

    "Herb Bible" by Earl Mindell, A Fireside Book, page 177 Simon and Schuster ISBN 0-671-76113-7 1992
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