Cardamom seeds are great in improving digestion, which makes it a perfect- nay, necessary- addition to the traditionally heavy Indian meals. A few seeds of cardamom often finds home in the mouth freshener taken after a grand meal, and this aids in digestion. If the taste does not suit you, a cup of freshly brewed cardamom tea will also do the trick. A cup of cardamom tea is very soothing and uplifting at the same time. It is an indispensable ingredient of the classic masala chai of Northern India, an incredibly warming friend of chilly winters and wet monsoons.