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Health Benefits of cardamom

Cardamom is one of the most expensive spices that has its origin in the Indian Subcontinent.

Due to its intense yet pleasant fragrance, it is considered to be the queen of spices around the world.

In addition to its pleasant fragrance and flavor, Cardamom has numerous health benefits, let’s take a look at few of these –


Cardamom is rich in antioxidants and found to have increased blood antioxidants level and lower blood pressure in patients.

It’s high antioxidant content also helps to prevent cells damage and slow down and prevent the inflammatory process in the body.

Aids Digestion:

Cardamom has been used for a thousand years a digestive aid. Cardamom tea has been proven to flush out the toxins
from the body.

Improves breathing:

Cardamom extracts have found to help increase the airflow to lungs and improve breathing and oxygen uptake by lungs in both humans and animals.

Blood Sugar Control:

Certain studies conducted on animals have shown that cardamom may help in blood sugar control, protect against fatty liver and anxiety disorder and reduce waist circumference.

Increases Sleep Quality:

Inhaling the sweet soothing aroma of cardamom essential oil may help in treating sleep issues such as insomnia, anxiety, restlessness.

Nutrition Value:

Quantity – 100g
Calories – 311
Protein – 11g
Carbohydrates – 68g (out of which 28g fiber)
Fat – 7g (out of which 0.7g is saturated fat)
Iron – 77% DV
Magnesium – 57% DV

Final Word:

Cardamom is a mysterious spice which has many more benefits that are yet to be proven.

Including a small amount of this spice in your daily diet is one of the best things, you can do for your body.

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