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New Delhi : A small spice elaichi has tons of health benefits and some of them are still not known to many people. It is used for people with conditions like diabetes, asthma, and heart disorders.
Elaichi is also given as a mood booster to people suffering from mental health disorder. Black cardamom is used specially during winters as it has ability to protect you from cold and cough. It treats anxiety, nausea, performance anxiety, and balances the doshas.
Cardamom belongs to the family of ginger that is why it comes with a lot of similar properties. It has phytochemicals that have anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. In most places, cardamom oil is used because it has anti-bacterial properties. It has the ability to damage the cell membrane of some bacterias and killing several types of fungi.
For people with Type 2 diabetes, elaichi can help in saving them from many health issues that lead to a major heart problem. Cardamom is also used to control obesity, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol in some form or the other.
The bigger benefit for most people is that it can maintain the oral hygiene which secures you from bad breath. It helps fight bacteria in the mouth which is the common cause of cavities and gum diseases.
According to many researches done in the past, it has been learned that the small elaichi can be very helpful in maintaining sexual desires in the men. Sometimes, it can even cure erectile dysfunction. In fact, many a time, the cardamom has been treated as a natural alternative to the medicines that are used to increase sexual drive in men.
According to some Ayurvedic experts, it has been said that having two cardamoms during night can bring better results for men. For some, pungent smell of elaichi can be a problem, in that case its oil can be used alternatively.
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