Since time immemorial, spices and medicinal plants have played an essential role in the management of various diseases, including cancer and cardiovascular diseases. Cancer has been most widely recognized as a reason for human mortality. There is a steep rise in the advanced traditional treatment methods used for the treatment of cancer all over the globe. Even then, the results are not satisfactory on various levels. Hence to increase the efficiency of treatments and to improve the quality of life for the cancer patients some of the ayurvedic ingredients can come handy. To our advantage there are few ayurvedic ingredients which are very well known to Indian households. These ingredients have certain components present in them which play a role in curbing the cancerous cell growth by attacking various cell cycle processes or by targeting any other processes in our body. One such common household ingredient is Cardamom. Let us find out how this small sized green podded ingredient aid in fighting cancer.