Cardamom has a unique flavor and aroma that is hard to put into words. It defies the boundaries of normal sensory comparisons.

Origin: Guatemala, India


Licorice root (Glycyrrhiza glabra) also known as mulethi (Hindi) in India, is a part of the licorice plant that grows about four feet tall and has purplish flowers.

Origin: Afghanistan

Star Anise

Star anise is the fruit of a small evergreen tree native to southwest China. The star-shaped fruits are picked just before ripening and dried before use.
Origin: China and Vietnam

Long Pepper

The fruit of the plant is used to make medicine. Indian long pepper is sometimes used in combination with other herbs in Ayurvedic medicine.

Origin: Indonesia