Cardamom - Elaichi - 250 gm
Cardamom has been used in Eastern traditional medicine for 3000 years. It was also used in Egypt, Greece, and Rome in perfumes and incenses. In the Middle East, Turkey and South Asia cardamom is frequently used in sweets, sweet dishes, and tea.
Health benefits of cardamom:
Anti-Depressant: Cardamom has anti-depressant properties. It has a natural ingredient which tends to detoxify the body and rejuvenate the cells which help in fighting depression.
Treating Urinary Disorders: Cardamom is used as a cure for urinary tract diseases and infections such as cystitis, nephritis, and gonorrhea. The reason cardamom is such a good detoxifier is due to the diuretic properties. It also helps clean out the urinary tract, bladder, and kidneys, removing waste, salt, excess water, toxins, and combating infections too.
Gastrointestinal disorders: Cardamom is used as a cure for gastrointestinal disorders. The methanolic extract from cardamom is the component that helps in controlling gastrointestinal disorders such as acidity, and stomach cramps.
Helps combat nausea, acidity, bloating, gas, heartburn, loss of appetite, constipation.
Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Cardamom is good for muscle and joint pain. It possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties that limit pain and swelling, especially in mucus membranes, the mouth, and throat.
Detoxification: Cardamoms are known to detoxify the body. The essential oils and bio-chemicals present in cardamom provide detoxifying effects, they are rich in minerals and vitamins like Vitamin A, B, C, niacin, riboflavin etc. It is a great blood purifier and removes excess urea, calcium and other toxins from the kidney. This spice also helps the body eliminate waste through the kidneys.
Improved Blood Circulation: Cardamom has been used to cure symptoms of asthma and bronchitis by improving blood circulation to the lungs.
Good for Nausea and Vomiting: Cardamom has always been used for curing nausea. Cardamom is an effective tonic which is good for calming the sensations of nausea and vomiting.
Sore Throat: For sore throats, cardamom acts as a good remedy. Cardamom boiled in water and can be used to gargle every morning to control painful sore throats.
Hiccups: Hiccups can be very irritating, especially for children. Cardamom is a very effective remedy. Take cardamom and boil them in water. By drinking this water, one can get rid of hiccups due to the antispasmodic property. It provides relief from involuntary muscle spasms.
Breath Freshener: Cardamom can be used as a breath freshener. Cardamom is a cure for bad breath. Cardamom is also used to cure mouth ulcers and mouth infections.
Antioxidants: Cardamom is a great source of manganese which plays a key role in the production of an enzyme that finds and destroys free radicals.
Cold and Flu: Cardamom helps in preventing and relieving cold and flu symptoms. Cardamom is a good cure for cold and flu. Just in take cardamom tea (cardamom with boiling water), and your headache and cold will be gone.
Improves Appetite: Cardamom works as a tonic that eliminates/deals with indigestion, flatulence and acidity which reduce your appetite. Plus, it stimulates the secretion of digestive juices, which in turn improves appetite.
Improves Blood Circulation: Cardamom contains vitamin C which is a powerful antioxidant. It improves blood circulation throughout the body which in turn improves skin complexion. It is capable of improving blood circulation to the lungs which helps in reducing your blood pressure.
Clear Skin: Cardamoms help in removing the toxins, free radicals, blemishes, and dangerous fluids those are harmful to the body including your skin. Thus, giving you a fairer complexion and clear skin.
Nourishes The Scalp: Cardamoms have anti-oxidative properties that provide nourishment to the scalp and hair follicles.
Blood Clots:Cardamom prevents blood clots by preventing platelets to form a cluster and also to stop them from sticking to the artery walls.
Fights anaemia: Components like copper, iron and essential vitamins like riboflavin, vitamin c and niacin present in cardamom help in the production of red blood cells and cellular metabolism.
Regularizes Heart Rate: Cardamom consists of potassium which is one of the main components of your blood, body fluids and cells. Adequate potassium is required to regularize your heart rate and keep your blood pressure under control.