Cardamom Pods are the spice obtained from the various plants in the ginger family. These pods may vary in size and color from light green to brown. They have a strong, pungent flavor and aroma. These pods are used for flavoring of various dishes, cuisines, and drinks. They are also used in tinctures and infusions. The oil of Cardamom is used as a flavor in pharmaceutical or as a fragrance in soaps, detergents, perfumes and various other body care products.