Benefits of Cardamom

benefits of cardamom

In Ayurveda, Cardamom is considered as very effective medicine with several good properties.



1. Enhances digestion

  • Stimulates metabolism
  • Has anti-oxidant properties
  • Stimulates the secretion of bile acid in stomach
  • Helps against acid-reflux, heartburn, diarrhea
  • Helpful to control stomach cramps


2. Great blood purifier

  • Helps in removing urea & toxins from our kidney
  • Thus, helps in maintaining good kidney health


3. Improves blood circulation

  • Enhances blood circulation especially to lungs. So, it is really helpful for those suffering from asthma
  • Also it is helpful for hypertension patients


4. Lowers cholesterol level

  • Lowers Blood pressure
  • Helps heart maintain good health (Black cardamom is more beneficial than green for heart)


5. Helps against cancer because of its anti-inflammatory properties

  • Prevents growth of cancer cell
  • Helpful for cancer patients when consumed regularly


6. Helps Control diabetes

  • Black cardamom can be used in controlling sugar levels


7. Removes mouth infection

  • Helpful during treatment of mouth infections, bad breath & ulcers.


8. Helpful during treatment of cold & flu

  • It has therapeutic properties against certain types of infections
  • It inhibits the growth of bacteria & viruses


9. Good for Lips

  • It is used in many lip cosmetics like lip balms
  • It makes lips soft
  • It provides good pink color to lips


10. Boosts hair health

  • It treats scalp infections
  • Nourishes scalp
  • Helps in hair growth by providing essential nutrients.


In addition to its therapeutic properties, cardamom also has unique fragrance that enhances the taste of the food & beverage it is added to.

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