Cardamom is one of the ancient spices in the world, which originates in the forests of Western Ghats in South India, and is a native to the East. Cardamom is removed from the seeds of a ginger-like plant. It is used for treating many conditions such as bronchitis, asthma, kidney stones and anorexia. It is broadly used to treat infections pertaining to gums and teeth, and to prevent throat troubles, pulmonary tuberculosis, congestion of lungs, inflammation of eyelids and digestive disorders. It is also used as an antidote for snake and scorpion venom.