10 Evidence - Based Health Benefits of Cardamom 

Cardamom historically aids digestion. Studies suggest that its essential oils, notably cineole, can boost digestive enzyme output and improve digestive health.  

Digestive Health 

Cardamom's flavonoids and phenolic components fight oxidative stress. Antioxidants may lower heart disease, cancer, and diabetes risk.  

Antioxidant Properties 

Anti-inflammatory chemicals in cardamom can reduce inflammation. Chronic inflammation can cause heart disease and arthritis.  

Anti-inflammatory Effects 

Traditional medicine uses cardamom for oral health. It may prevent cavities, bad breath, and oral infections due to its antibacterial qualities.  

Oral Health 

Cardamom may lower blood pressure, cholesterol, and lipids, according to research. These effects may lower cardiovascular disease risk.  

Heart Health 

Cardamom may lower blood sugar, according to research. It may boost insulin sensitivity and lower type 2 diabetes risk. This area need additional exploration.  

Blood Sugar Control 

Cardamom may relieve coughing and wheezing due to its expectorant and bronchodilator effects. Traditional medicine uses it for respiratory difficulties.  

Respiratory Health 

Cardamom may promote weight loss indirectly. It may help maintain weight by improving digestion, regulating blood sugar, and reducing inflammation.  

Weight Management 

The scent of cardamom may boost mood. It may reduce tension, anxiety, and depression, providing tranquility and well-being.  

Mood Enhancement 

Some preliminary research suggest cardamom's antioxidants may protect against certain cancers. Antioxidants neutralize free radicals and prevent cancer-causing cellular damage.  

Cancer Prevention 

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