This amazing spice is found to be the third most expensive spice in the world and virtually unheard of in the United States, but they possess many amazing health boosting benefits and there are several studies regarding its effects on blood pressure and skin cancer.
Cardamom for general health
During the ancient times, cardamom was used as medicine to treat various ailments such as sore throats, teeth and gum infections, congestion, tuberculosis, spider bites, and even issues with the stomach, kidney, and lungs.
In modern medicine, when used raw, the volatile elements within cardamom have been found to help with poor digestion, improve metabolism, improve blood circulation, and even alleviate depression!
Studies on skin & colon cancer, and hypertension
The many layers of phytonutrients contained in cardamom even offer cancer protection. In fact, one study showed that cardamom “has a potential to become a pivotal chemopreventive agent to prevent papillomagenesis on the skin.
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