Cardamom is a native plant to the evergreen forests of India and is commonly used in their cuisine. But it also has made its way into Ayurvedic medicine due to its powerful properties that have been found to be useful for the treatment of mouth ulcers, gum and tooth infections, as well as for digestive problems, congestion, and even depression. Cardamom is rich in various vitamins and micronutrients, such as vitamin A, vitamin C, niacin, riboflavin, sodium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, and zinc, to name a few. The essential oils and biochemicals present in the herb are known to act as a detoxifying agent. In traditional therapies, Cardamom seed has been found to be effective for promoting blood circulation, which may help to relieve cardiovascular issues, as well as its ability to control cholesterol. Cardamom has also gained quite a reputation for the aphrodisiac properties it possesses and has been used as a cure for erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation. Cardamom is known to improve circulation in the body, and this is found to be helpful for the skin as well, for improving the complexion. Its antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties help to calm and soothe the skin for those prone to skin allergies. Black cardamom has antioxidative properties that provide nourishment to the scalp and hair follicles.
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