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Cardamom is an herb with an intense and slightly sweet flavor. The seeds, oils and extracts of cardamom have been used in traditional medicine for centuries. Originally a common ingredient in Middle Eastern and Arabic foods, cardamom has also gained popularity in the west.

Cardamom contains chemicals that appear to treat stomach and intestinal spasms and gas, and increase the movement of food through the intestine.

Cardamom is used for digestion problems including heartburn, intestinal spasms, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), intestinal gas, constipation, liver and gallbladder complaints, and loss of appetite.

Cardamom has an active ingredient called cineole, that is antimicrobial and antiseptic and helps prevent any bacterial infection that could affect the lungs directly or indirectly. It very useful for individuals who are asthmatic, suffer from bronchitis, pneumonia and have choked respiratory passages.

There is a suggestion that having a concoction of a teaspoon coriander and one pinch of cardamom mixed with 1 cup of freshly squeezed peach juice can help bring down high blood pressure. Cardamom is rich in manganese which helps in controlling blood sugar levels in the body and

It is also used for sore mouth and throat, and tendency toward infection. Some people use cardamom as a stimulant and for urinary problems. Cardamom combats infections and helps to cleanse the urinary tract, bladder, and urethra by removing the accumulated calcium, urea along with the toxins.

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