Benefits Of Cardamom ( Elaichi )
When we talk about cardamom or simply “Elaichi” it comes to a picture of small green herb which is easily available in our Indian kitchens. Either it is added in the sweet dish or simply in the morning tea, we consume it in many different ways. Its usage can be traced from ancient times and still it is the first choice among the Asians when it comes to spices. It is the variety of usage and huge popularity which makes it the queen of spices and it is one of the costly spices of all the times.
There are many benefits of this small green color medicine as it provides control of cholesterol, cardiovascular diseases, and the most deadly cancer. It is also helpful to improve blood circulations and several sexual diseases which affect the human body. This amazing little genius is full of surprises and we will discuss its health benefits one by one. But before that, we must know what the different types of Cardamom available in the market.
Different Types of Cardamom ( Elaichi )
There are three different types of cardamom which can be seen in the market- green cardamom (most common), black cardamom (more of medicinal use) and Madagascar cardamom. The difference is the size, origin, aroma and constituents. You can buy the cardamom still in the pods, or simply the black seeds but the fresh pods are of more use for culinary.