It is a perennial plant in the ginger family. The plant needs to stay moist and does not tolerate drought. In hot, arid regions, provide extra humidity through the leaves. In very hot seasons, move the plant indoors. You can use the leaves to flavour your tea.
The fruit of this plant is high in anti-oxidants and helps in lowering blood pressure. Cardamom not only gives perfect flavour but is highly beneficial for human health.