Benefits Of Cardamom Tea

Benefits Of Cardamom Tea

Tea is well-known for its health benefits and wide assortment of different blends and flavours. Amongst the varieties, Cardamom Tea is one of the most aromatic and distinctive to the taste buds.

Also known as Elaichi Chai, tea flavoured with cardamom originated from India. Known to many Indians as ‘the Queen of Spice’, Cardamom Tea has become part and parcel of daily life on the Indian subcontinent and not just because of its fragrant taste, but also for its numerous healthy qualities.


The seeds are crushed and combined with hot or boiling water which releases essential oils that give it that unmistakable aromatic flavour.

 The incredible health benefits of cardamom come from these oils which include terpinine, borneol, eucalyptol, camphor and limonene. These compounds are known to produce positive effects for people suffering from high blood pressure, a weak immune system, respiratory infections, iron deficiency, obesity, indigestion and other conditions.

There are plenty of reasons why we should be drinking Cardamom Tea more often and here are some of the main ones:

Good for Digestion - Cardamom is good for curing stomach problems like indigestion, gas and constipation. It contains elements that are known to increase the movement of food through the intestine especially if consumed after heavy meals.

 Relieves headache - Cardamom Tea works well for muscle relaxation as well as to de-stress the body. It therefore can help sooth headaches.

 Prevents bad breath - The floral and sweet aroma of cardamoms makes it a natural breath freshener. A major component of cardamom is an oil called cineole which is known for its antimicrobial properties that promote oral hygiene. It can also fight bacteria that cause bad breath and the powerful fragrance lingers in your mouth for many hours.

 

Clears congestion - If you are suffering with cold or flu, drink a cup of Cardamom Tea to ease your sore throat, coughing and congestion. It will help clear congestion within the throat and respiratory system. This may also prove as a good treatment should you suffer excessive phlegm since it has the properties of an expectorant.

Cardamom Tea is derived from the seeds of various plants in the Elettaria and Amomum genera. Cardamom tea is known as Elaichi chai in India. It is usually combined with milk and sugar and has an aromatic taste.

This wonderful spice has numerous health benefits when it comes to its consumption along with tea. Let us give you enough reasons to embrace this tea for life.

Clears Skin

Cardamom Tea is rich in vitamins like A, B, C, riboflavin, anti-microbial agents and minerals, which help fight all your skin related problems like acne, blemishes etc.

Maintains Heart  Health

Cardamom has high level of potassium due to which it proves to be a good remedy for high blood pressure. It reduces the strain on your arteries and blood vessels, thus reducing the risk of heart attack and other heart related diseases.

Cures Chronic Pain, Headaches

Cardamom Tea has analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, due to which it is recommended for the treatment of various health issues like arthritis, headaches, stomach pain etc. This is one of the reasons why so many women prefer consuming Cardamom tea during their menstruation days.



  Eases Congestion

Drinking Cardamom tea eases congestion within the throat as well as keeps the symptoms of cough, cold and flu at bay.  It also helps with allergies.

 Improves Blood Circulation

Cardamom tea is effective in improving the blood flow in your body, which in turn gives your skin a glowing and youthful look. The iron content present in it helps increase your red blood cells thus maintaining the proper functioning of all the organs of your body.

 May Prevent Cancer

Cardamom tea is rich in antioxidants like polyphenols etc. which help prevent the growth of cancer-causing cells in the body.

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