Black cardamom a.k.a Badi elaichi in Hindi is a significant spice in Ayurveda. It’s easy on digestion, boosts metabolism and is bitter-pungent in taste. Although it vitiates Pitta, black cardamom benefits in balancing the Vata as well as Kapha dosha. What else? Keep reading…
Black Cardamom Benefits
1. Prevents Dental Issues
Black cardamom is beneficial for your oral hygiene. Being anti-microbial in nature and enriched with calcium as well as magnesium, the spice helps with dental care. Although it’s somewhat bitter, chew one pod after your meals to keep away teeth and gum related disorders.
2. Maintains Cardiovascular Health
Badi elaichi benefits your heart health. It helps lower high blood pressure, regulate the cholesterol level and also prevent the risk of a stroke or attack. Vitamin C levels in the spice strengthen the arteries, protect from free radical damage and also reduce the risk of blood clotting.
3. Helps With Digestive Problems
Black cardamom better stimulates the digestive juices to relieve related issues. It soothes acidity, gas as well as inflammation along with enhancing the nutrient absorption ability.
4. Is Detoxifying
The spice helps detoxify your system and better stimulate the functioning of the liver as well as kidneys. It gets rid of excess ama (toxins), all thanks to the essential antioxidants.
5. Great For Skin
Essential antioxidants in Badi elaichi neutralize the negative effects of free radicals. This reduces the age-related damage and also prevents other skin problems like acne, rashes, age spots, blemishes and more.
6. Enhances Immunity
Having antiviral, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory as well as antibacterial properties, black cardamom benefits your immune system. It is rich in several essential minerals and vitamins to help fight against so many diseases/ disorders.
7. Relieves Respiratory Congestion
Black cardamom benefits even respiratory functioning. It alleviates related inflammation and rids congestion as well as blockages. The spice is a natural remedy for cold, whooping cough, asthma and bronchitis.
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