Cardamom reduces the air and water elements, increases appetite and soothes the mucous membrane. It relieves gas and heart-burn caused by garlic and onion. ground cardamom seed mixed with ginger, cloves and coriander, is an effective remedy for indigestion. A tea made from cardamom is valuable in headache caused by indigestion.
2. Detoxifies the body
Cardamom is very helpful in removing toxins from your body. Regular use of cardamom gradually removes the accumulated toxins and improves the blood circulation.
3. Stress Reliever.
Cardamom essential oil is greatly used in aroma therapy by most aroma therapists. A masage with cardamom oil helps relieve mental strain and emotional stress. It also makes you feel fresh and active. Also, a massage with cardamom essential oil provides immediate relief from joint and muscular pain This is one of the most importan cardamom health benefits.
Cardamom is also known to have exquisite aphrodisiac properties. It is therefore used for making certain formulations for the treatment of erectile dysfunction and other similar problems related to impotency. A pinch of powdered cardamom seeds boiled in milk and sweetened with honey every night would yield excellent results. Excessive use of Cardamom at times may lead to impotency.
5. Genito-Urinary Disorders.
Its powdered seeds mixed with a tablespoon of banana leaf and amla juice taken thrice a day, will serve as an excellent diuretic for the treatment of gonorrhea, cystitis, nephritis, burning micturation or urination and scanty urination.
Cardamom also has antispasmodic properties. If you feel like vomiting or if you are nauseous, simply take a small quantity of cardamom seeds powder in your mouth and swallow it with water. You will get immediate relief from the pain and spasms.
7. Improves circulation to the lungs and this considered good for asthma and bronchitis
Author Silver Grell says that Cardamom helps to improve lung circulation. It soothes mucous membranes. A therapeutic guide to herbal medicine called German Commission E Monographs, verified the safety and efficacy of the cardamom for the treatmen of colds, bronchitis and coughs. It contains expectorant properties and lead to a reduction in the production of mucous.
Tea containing Cardamom may help in reducing sore throats. Herbal medicines PDR has said that Commission E has approved usage of cardamom for the treatment of pharynx and mouth inflammation. Traditional medicines have been using cardamom oil in the treatment of inflamed nerves, back muscles and joints that are swollen. Cardamom has analgesic properties, as Indian medicine and traditional ayurvedic reports that it eases joint and muscle pain.