Did you know that Cardamom is from the same family as ginger? Ayurveda states that cardamom is tridoshic (good for balancing all three doshas). However people with a Pitta constitution shouldn’t eat it in large amounts as it is warming and pungent.
It is considered a great digestive and beneficial in reducing bloating and intestinal gas. Cardamom is excellent for balancing Kapha, particularly in the stomach and the lungs. Further it is great for pacifying Vata. The seeds are often chewed to refresh the breath.
1. Aids in Digestion
just like ginger it helps to sooth digestive problems. you can chew it after your meal to prevent nausea, acidity, bloating, gas, heartburn, loss of appetite and constipation
2. Helps in flushing out toxins
It has a diuretic quality, helping to remove waste products from the internal systems
3. Supports weight loss
The powerful nutrients in cardamom, such as melatonin, helps increase the burning process of fats in the body. It boosts energy metabolism and helps the body burn more fat efficiently.
4. Immune Booster
it contains a rich source of Vitamin C, which helps to boost the immune system. It maintains vitality and keeps your energy levels up
5. Boosts Blood Circulation
It is known to increase blood circulation in the body, especially around the lung area. Therefore it is often used as a natural remedy for respiratory disorders
helps reduce inflammation and swelling in mucus membranes, the mouth and throat. Further it cures colds, fever, arthritis,
How To Use?
You can chew on a pod. If however the flavour is too intense you can also grind the seeds or buy organic powdered cardamom, which you can add to your cup of tea, milk, coffee or glass of warm water with honey.