Green Cardamom is one of the oldest and expensive spices in the world. Green Cardamom is considered to be the best and used as a flavouring spice for Tea and Sweets. Many people don’t know that Cardamom is also a good source of minerals and rich in many vital vitamins. These include Potassium, Calcium, Niacin, Pyridoxine, Riboflavin, Thiamine, Vitamin C, Copper, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorous, and Zinc. Here is some of the best health benefits of Cardamom.
Cardamom has carminative properties that help in the digestion process. It reduces flatulence, bloating, constipation, indigestion and gastric inflammation. Cardamom is beneficial for treating colic as well as for decreasing smooth muscle cramping. It increases bile flow which improves the digestion of fats as well as other nutrients.
Full body detox
Being a great source of Manganese which helps to produce an enzyme that scavenges and destroy free radicals, Cardamom is a great anti-oxidant and anti-aging agent. It acts as a detoxifying agent by removing toxins from the body and protects it from several diseases. It is also used in the treatment of genital and urinary infections.
Being rich in anti-oxidants, Cardamom helps with the replenishment of vitamins lost during an anaemic condition. Other major components of cardamom Copper, Iron, Manganese, Riboflavin, Vitamin C and Niacin are good for fighting anaemia. These elements increase the levels of red blood cells as well as cellular metabolism.
Improves Blood Circulation
It contains Vitamin C which is a powerful anti-oxidant. It improves blood circulation to the lungs and can help with breathing spasms or convulsions. Cardamom is very beneficial to cure the symptoms of Asthma or Bronchitis and other respiratory issues.
Promotes Oral Health
Cardamom has the natural anti-bacterial property which helps cure the bad breath and prevents Halitosis. It is also used to treat for mouth ulcers and infections of mouth and throat. Cardamom due to its intense flavour makes an excellent mouth freshener.
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