While a cardamom latte may be something of a novelty here on British shores, it is nothing new overseas, particularly in the Middle East and Southeast Asia, where cardamom is grown.
Cardamom is a pod spice made from the seeds of several plants in the Zingiberaceae (ginger) family.
It is subtly sweet and spicy, with a hint of espresso - much like a frothy chai latte.
There might be. After all, cardamom is full of phytochemicals that possess antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. With this in mind, consumption may contribute to a reduction in redness, swelling and pain or help to reduce bacteria respectively.