Health Benefits of Cardamom
is also believed
to possess anti-depressant
properties. Its essential
one of the major oils used in aromatherapy.
It can be used not only for depression,
but also as a cure for various other diseases ranging
from stomach disorders to pulmonary diseases.
Treating Urinary Disorders: In
Ayurveda, cardamom has been used as a remedy for urinary
tract diseases and infections such as cystitis,
nephritis, and gonorrhea.
Gastrointestinal Diseases: Cardamom
has been traditionally used in Ayurveda, Chinese
medicine and the Unani system as a remedy for
gastrointestinal disorders. The methanolic extract from
cardamom is the component that helps in controlling
gastrointestinal disorders such as acidity, flatulence,
and stomach cramps. Studies conducted
by Jamal et al. at the Department of Chemistry, Jamia
Hamdard, in New Delhi,
India have concluded that the extracted volatile oils
from cardamom have shown positive effects on
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