AMAZING FACTS OF CARDAMOM
Today we will discuss about the facts of cardamom. This is the spice with their strong flavor, even some people compare it to mint because of slight sweetness. Cardamom has lots of health benefits. We can use it in raw form and also use in sweet and spicy dishes.
There are two types of cardamom first is known as green cardamom which is green in color and looks tiny and filled with small black seed while the another type is black cardamom which is big in size as compare to green cardamom and very strong in flavor. Black cardamom usually uses in spicy dishes such as rice and curry. Cardamom powder also easily available in the market.
There are so many health benefits of cardamom. Their seeds and oil are also useful.
LOWER BLOOD PRESSURE BY CARDAMOM
The Antioxidant and Diuretic Properties in this can be very helpful to lower the level of blood Pressure. According to research there were 20 adults who were newly patients of high blood pressure. The 3 grams of cardamom powder for those patients for 12 week and their blood pressure level recorded lower to the normal range.
Also cardamom can lower the level of blood pressure because of diuretic effect by which the urination increase to remove water which buildup in the body, such as around your heart.
PROTECT FROM CHRONIC DISEASES
It is very rich in those components which can fight with inflammation. When the foreign substance exposed in the body, this can be the reason of inflammation. Otherwise acute inflammation is beneficial but the long-term inflammation can be harmful because it can lead any chronic disease.
The antioxidants in cardamom are present which protects the cells from damage and also prevent to occurring the inflammation.
According to study in rats proved that eating cardamom powder can lower the inflammation from liver convinced by eating a diet which is high in fat and carbs. While there are so many studies of cardamom which are on anti-inflammatory effects in humans. That is why research shows, antioxidant status can increases up to 90% by supplements.
CARDAMOM CAN PREVENT FROM CAVITIES AND TREAT BAD BREATH
Cardamom is very great to treat the oral health and improve bad breath, this has very strong active by which it can fight with germs. This is very easy way to prevent from bad breath you just need to chew the cardamom pod after every meal.
Not only this even, it will give you minty fresh breath and protect you from mouth bacteria. The extracts of this can fight with those five bacteria’s which can be reason of dental cavities.
According to some test tube cases the cardamom extract stop the growth of mouth bacteria up to 0.81 inches (2. 07cm). The bacteria in saliva also killed by their extract from 53%.
IMPROVE BREATHING PROBLEM
Some people have breathing problem cause of lack of oxygen the component in cardamom improve breathing and gives airflow to the lungs. In aromatherapy it can give invigorating odor which boost the ability of your body to use the oxygen while exercise. It can be very beneficial for breathing you can use this on airway for relaxing. This also treats asthma.
According to research, there were a group of some participants they inhaled essential oil of cardamom for a minute before using treadmill about 15 minutes interval. Study shows that this group had high oxygen level as compare to control group.
OTHER HEALTH FACTS OF CARDAMOM
Other health benefits of cardamom are following.