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www.reference.com/article/substitution-cardamom-spice-779a78539970dd01

A good substitute for cardamom is a mixture of equal parts of cinnamon and nutmeg. Another option is to use equal parts of cinnamon and ginger or cinnamon and ground cloves.

www.reference.com/article/cardamom-taste-like-7c632da9c810327

Cardamom has a sweet flavor similar to those of grapefruit and ginger. This spice also includes floral and soapy flavors, along with green notes and a cool menthol undertone.

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The cardamom plant is used to make spices for cooking, flavoring for drinks and medicines for both conventional pharmaceuticals and traditional Eastern cures. The herb is indigenous to India and is used around the world.

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For each teaspoon of ground cardamom, substitute 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg. If nutmeg is not available, use equal parts of cinnamon and cloves or equal parts of cinnamon and ginger instead.

www.reference.com/article/health-benefits-cardamom-1c289cfe7c7d3c6d

Health benefits of cardamom include easing digestion, soothing nausea and heartburn, preventing gas, stimulating appetite and detoxification. It also helps with urinary system cleansing, prevention of colds, treatment of bronchitis. It is used as an anti-inflammatory an...

www.reference.com/article/common-spices-379e7b01cf15820f

Common spices include cinnamon, cloves, ginger, nutmeg and red pepper flakes. Cinnamon is an aromatic sweet spice used in cakes, pies and curry blends and though cloves have a sharper aroma and stronger flavor, they complement cinnamon in sweet potato, squash, and pumpk...

www.reference.com/article/difference-between-herbs-spices-5c9a58008a20c076

Generally, spices come from any part of a plant that is not the leaves and herbs are only the leafy part of the plant. Herbs can be fresh or dried and spices are most often dried.