Health Benefits of Green Cardamom/ Elaichi

All of us have seen and eaten cardamom atleast once in our lives. Did you know about its benefits? Let us tell you!

Cardamom or Elaichi is a common ingredient found in almost every Indian kitchen. It has a strong aroma and flavour which is why it is used while preparing tea. It is also added to different sweet dishes and food. 

You will be surprised to know that a small piece of cardamom has many health benefits. 

Let’s see some of the health benefits of cardamom 

Aids in digestion

According to studies, cardamom can help you relieve nausea and other digestive discomforts.

Helps control blood pressure

It has a lot of potassium which helps in regulating blood pressure. Cardamom also helps to increase the passing of urine and remove toxins from the body.  

Controls inflammation 

Cardamom can help protect cells from damage and control inflammation (swelling) in the body. Because of which there is lower risk of dangerous diseases. 

Prevents bad breath 

Cardamom has a sweet flavour that can help you keep bad breath away. Many chew cardamom post-meal as a mouth freshener. It may also help kill common mouth bacteria.

Regulates blood sugar levels

Cardamom is also beneficial for people with diabetes as it may help control blood sugar levels.