This is a Vegetarian product. Authentic, a premium spice from Malnad Region, Karnataka. It has refreshing aroma, Grown without use of any chemicals, pesticides or insecticides. Cardamom is a great source of manganese, a mineral which plays a key role in the production of an enzyme that scavenges and destroys free radicals. Apart from that, it also has very strong detoxifying properties that help to cleanse the body and protect it from cancer and other allied diseases. Cardamom is one of the most common spices seen in an Indian household. Not only does it add sweet taste and unique flavor to your dishes, it is also widely used as a natural mouth freshener.