- Reduces blood pressure. Cardamom has been shown to lower blood pressure in people
with hypertension. A study published in the journal "Phytotherapy Research" found
that taking 3 grams of cardamom powder daily for 3 months significantly reduced
systolic and diastolic blood pressure in people with hypertension.
- Improves blood sugar control. Cardamom may help improve blood sugar control in
people with diabetes. A study published in the journal "Diabetes Care" found that
taking 3 grams of cardamom powder daily for 12 weeks improved insulin sensitivity
and reduced fasting blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.
- Fights inflammation. Cardamom has anti-inflammatory properties that may help
protect against chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and arthritis. A
study published in the journal "Food & Function" found that cardamom extract
inhibited the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines in human cells.