7 health benefits of Cardamom


Cardamom

    Cardamom, also known as elaichi in Hindi, is a popular spice native to India. It belongs to the ginger family and is available in two main varieties: green cardamom and black cardamom. Both varieties offer a unique flavor profile and potential health benefits. Here are 7 reasons why you should consider adding cardamom to your diet.

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Rich in Antioxidants

    Cardamom contains antioxidants that may help reduce blood pressure.

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Contain Cancer-Fighting Compounds

    Test-tube studies have shown that cardamom extracts may have anti-cancer properties. It helps in fighting against cancer, consume it if you have problem.

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Helps in chronic Diseases

    Chronic inflammation is a major contributor to many chronic diseases. Cardamom contains substances that may help reduce inflammation in the body, thereby potentially protecting against chronic diseases.

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Helps in improving digestion

    Cardamom has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for digestive problems. It may help relieve symptoms of indigestion, heartburn, and bloating.

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Improves oral health

    Cardamom may freshen breath and fight bad breath-causing bacteria. Chewing on cardamom seeds may also increase saliva production, which can help prevent cavities.

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Antibacterial effects

    Cardamom may have antibacterial properties that can help fight infections. Studies suggest that cardamom extract may be effective against certain bacteria, including E. coli.

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Improves Blood Sugar

    Some studies suggest that cardamom may help improve blood sugar control. This may be beneficial for people with diabetes or prediabetes.

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