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Health Benefits of Cardamom / Elachi
Health Benefits Cardamom / Elachi 
Promoted By Dr.Shikha Sharma Nutri Health

Cardamom herb or cumin cardamom is referred to as the Queen of spices and is popularly referred to as cardamom / elaichi in India and the Indian subcontinent. Apart from its aromatic fragrance used for flavoring foods, cardamom uses range from it being a digestive system tonic to an essential oil in aroma therapy. Here are some Cardamom has a strong, unique taste, with an intensely aromatic, resinous fragrance. Black cardamom has a distinctly more smoky, though not bitter, aroma with a coolness some consider similar to mint.

Health benefits of cardamom / Elachi  

  • Cardamom fights against gas. It helps to relieve gas and heart burn.
  • Cardamom gives instant relief from the headache. (Applying the paste over forehead gives the relief.)
  • Cardamom is useful for the protection against heat stroke. One should chew a cardamom while going outside home in sun.
  • Aromatic cardamom acts as breath freshener because of its fragrance.
  • Cardamom is very good refinement spice against caffeine. (Detoxifies caffeine).
  • Helpful in balancing all the three doshas that’s why termed as “tridoshic”Little quantity of cardamom is beneficial in balancing kapha”.
  • Useful in various kinds of respiratory disorders. In sore throat beneficial.
  • Cardamom also helps in asthma and whooping-cough. Make a paste by adding cardamom powder and honey. 
  • Regular use of this mixture will give you relief from asthma and whooping-cough.

  • Cardamom has very good anti-spasmodic abilities so it is very helpful in stopping spasms and tremors.
  • Cardamom helps in the stimulation and regulation process of discharge of gastric juices and balances stomach acids.
  • Cardamom helps greatly to cure teeth gum and tooth infections.
  • Cardamom supports the detoxification process of the body and helps to filter the entire body.
  • Cardamom is useful in the problems of urinating. You just have to eat cardamom added in to amla, curd, or honey.
  • Cardamom warms the respiratory tract and by doing this, it increases the circulation to the lungs.
  • It helps those suffering from stomach cramps (cardamom +long pepper clarified butter).
  • Cardamom is a boon for vocalists as it helps in improving voice.
  • It has some role in relieving hiccups.
  • It is one of the antidepressant in Ayurveda.
  • Good remedy in vomiting.
  • Cardamom’s aroma has encouraging effects on the nervous system. It gives healthy feelings during the period of weakness.

Health Benefits of Cardamom / Elachi Reviewed by Thirunavukkarasu B on 7/22/2011 Rating: 5


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