Benefits of Spices: Cardamom

Benefits of Cardamom for health

Cardamom is a native spice of India, Nepal and Bhutan. Today, it is found in most parts of Asia, including India, China, Bhutan, Vietnam, Malaysia, Korea, and Japan. Cardamom is known as the queen of spices and it is one of the most expensive spices in the world after saffron and vanilla.

Cardamom has a pleasant and aromatic scent This plant has found its place in Iranian culture, so tea with cardamom is one of the most popular types of tea.

Among the health benefits of cardamom, we can mention the protection of the digestive system, control of cholesterol, prevention of cancer, prevention of cardiovascular problems, and improvement of blood flow in the body. This plant is useful for treating oral and dental diseases and urinary tract infections such as cystitis, nephritis, and gonorrhea. 

In the following, we indicate about benefits of cardamom so that you can get more motivation to use it as a seasoning:

    1.Heart health

Some research shows that using cardamom increases heart health. This substance helps to lower the heart rate.

  1. Oral hygiene

Many people use cinnamon and mint as one of the ways to get rid of bad breath. While cardamom was used for this purpose centuries ago. Cardamom is known to be a good fighter against bacteria in the mouth and helps to treat gum diseases.

Benefits of cardamom for mental and body health

  1. Liver health

In traditional medicine, cardamom has been used for detoxification. many studies show beneficial of cardamom effects on the liver, which helps to remove toxins from the body. In an animal experiment, scientists examined a number of mice with a high-fat and high-carbohydrate diet, and after 7 days, it was observed that the mice that Cardamom-fed had fewer liver problems than mice that did not receive the supplemental diet.

  1. Rich in anti-inflammatory compounds

cardamom is a strong antioxidant that works very well to treat inflammation and will protect cells from damage.

  1. Antidepressant impact

According to scientific studies, the consumption of cardamom and its extract may be similar to saffron for depression, have some anti-depressant properties and are among complementary and parallel methods in the treatment of depression.

  1. cardamom to treat asthma

this fragrant seed will prevent congestion, cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, asthma and pain in your chest.