Cardamom - elaichi


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Cardamom spice is originated in India, Nepal and Buttan, It is considered as the Queen of Spices and its available extensively in Kerala. Cardamom is one among the commonly used and expensive spice in India. Cardamom price in India is showing the signs of surge. It's is found in the form of a small pod with black seeds inside. Cardamom is an ideal spice with many health benefits. The queen of spice has the power to resist cancer to an extent. Cardamom is also good for cardiovascular health, it controls cholesterol, it protects from gastro-intestinal diseases and urinal disorders. Including cardamom on daily diet is very good practice but never exceed the amount which is advisable.

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Cardamom is known as 'The Queen of Spices', It belongs to the family Zingiberaceae. Cardamom is one among the worlds costly, exotic and ancient Spices. India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Indonesia, Nepal, and Pakistan are the largest producers of Cardamom. They are recognized by their small seed pods, triangular in cross-section and spindle-shaped, with a thin, papery outer shell and small black seeds.

The German coffee planter Oscar Majus Kloeffer introduced the cultivation of Indian cardamom before World War I. India is one among the largest cardamom cultivators in the world. Some other countries, such as Sri Lanka, have also begun to cultivate cardamom. Some pods are light green, while others are dark brown in color. It is one among the world's most costly spice like vanilla and saffron. Cardamom price may vary according to its size and quality

You can buy fresh Cardamoms with no added preservatives in online from The spice is produced in Kerala, the southern tropical state of India which has the best weather favorable for quality yield of Cardamom. Malayalam meaning for cardamom is elakka.

Cardamom can be added to dishes either as whole or by powdering it. In India while cardamom pods are added into dishes and savories. To make cardamom powder crack the pods and take the seeds and then grind it. The skin can be added in tea to make it tasty

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Health Benefits of Cardamom.

1. Hiccups

Hiccups can some times turn into a very bad experience.When you consume too much of fatty food or eat very quickly there will be an ingestion of air which can lead to hiccups. Regular intake of these food can cause an irritation of diaphragm. Cardamom contains certain compounds that helps in expelling gases from lungs and thus, aid in relieving hiccups. It also provides relief from involuntary muscle spasms, like intestinal and stomach cramps.

2. Antioxidants

Cardamom acts as an antioxidant because of the presence of many of the phytonutrients, vitamins and essential oils. This spice helps in cleaning up the free radicals and hence resists cellular aging.

3.Treatment of Skin Allergy

Black cardamom has good antibacterial properties. It's antiseptic properties helps in treating skin allergies. Romans Egyptians and Greek has been using it since centuries for treating skin allergies

4. Asthma

Cardamom is highly beneficial medicinal spice for asthma patients. It also helps the asthma patients to get rid of coughing, chest tightening, wheezing and other such problems. It's advisable to start a regular intake of the cardamom in your meals.

5. Depression

Ayurveda claims that Cardamom is good to fight depression. Practitioners believe that cardamom tea acts a good medicine to cure depression symptoms. But its anti- depressant properties is not been scientifically proved yet. It has a natural ingredient which tends to detoxify the body and rejuvenate the cells which altogether help in fighting depression.

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