Health Benefits Of Cardamom

By Md Ijaj Khan

2023-02-25,10:40 IST

Small cardamom enhances the taste and aroma of sweet and salty dishes and is very beneficial for your health. So here are some of its benefits that you should know about.

Loaded With Medicinal Properties

Cardamom contains vitamins riboflavin, niacin, and vitamin C. It is also rich in minerals like

iron, manganese, calcium, potassium and magnesium and essential oils like pinene, sabinene, mycin, phellandrene, dietary fibre, antioxidants etc.

Healthy Digestive System

Cardamom has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It helps in reducing ulcers in the stomach. This keeps the digestive system healthy.

Increases Appetite

Cardamom is an excellent remedy for increasing appetite. Cardamom oil is beneficial for treating anorexia (loss of appetite). You can chew some cardamom seeds tow to three times a day.

Aids In Nausea And Vomiting

Cardamom has anti-emetic properties, which means it reduces nausea and vomiting. It is often advised to consume cardamom in times of sickness or vomiting with a sour taste and burning sensation.

Keeps Heart Healthy

Cardamom has properties like antioxidants and fibre which help in keeping the heart healthy. The dietary fibre in cardamom can help lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of blood clots.

Maintains Blood Sugar Level

Cardamom powder is beneficial for lowering blood sugar levels. It is rich in manganese which helps in reducing the risk of diabetes.

Help Relive Cold, And Cough

Cardamom has antitussive and mucolytic properties. It helps in preventing the production of mucus and cures cough and cold.

Incorporate cardamom into your diet to reap the maximum benefits. It is advised to consult a dietician before making any changes in your diet.