garam masala health benefits

The health benefits of the range of spices in our garam masala.

Black Cardamon

Antioxidants and volatile compounds in black cardamom can prevent oxidative stress and lower your risk of chronic disease. The most important health benefits of black cardamom include its ability to improve gastrointestinal health, protect the respiratory system, boost the immune system, & prevent certain cancers, among others.

Black Peppercorn

Black pepper is antibacterial in nature, and therefore helps to cure cold and cough. Again, the pipeline in black pepper eases digestion and stimulates the stomach, which then secretes more hydrochloric acid that helps to digest proteins in food.

Cardamon Pods

Cardamom contains antioxidants. It is beneficial to cure cough and cold and promotes good metabolism. Cardamom is also good for curing other stomach-related problems like indigestion, gas, and constipation. Cardamom is rich in manganese which helps in controlling body’s blood sugar levels.

Clove

Clove has rich antioxidant-content that helps to remove toxins from our body. It also helps to boost our immunity. The eugenol present in clove helps ease digestion and rev up metabolism naturally. It is enriched with antiseptic, antiviral, and antimicrobial properties.

Cinnamon Bark

Other than its rich aroma, cinnamon is known for its exceptional medicinal properties. It is good for managing diabetes and slows the breakdown of carbohydrates in the digestive tract. It also helps fight bacterial and fungal infections.

Coriander Seeds

Coriander provide significant health benefits; the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants in Coriander leaves and seeds are full of vitamin K, which plays an important role in helping your blood clot. Vitamin K also helps your bones repair themselves, assist in preventing problems like osteoporosis.

Cumin Seed

Cumin is rich in anti-inflammatory, antioxidants properties and is also known to be antibacterial and antiseptic properties in it. It can solve a host of your tummy woes, fortify digestive tract, relieve nausea, and bloating and constipation. Including cumin in your diet may help in boosting your blood circulation.

Fennel Seed

The flavourful, crunchy bulb and aromatic seeds of the fennel plant are highly nutritious and may offer an abundance of impressive health benefits. Adding them to your diet may improve heart health, reduce inflammation, suppress appetite, and even provide anticancer effects.

Kashmiri Red Chili

Kashmiri Red Chili contains Vitamin C which makes it a potent health improver. High content of this vitamin improves digestion and immunity. Vitamin C is also very useful for skin, health of blood vessels, organs, and bones. Kashmiri Chili Powder supplies dose of quality antioxidants.

Maze/Javitri

With a vast number of health benefits, Mace (Javitri) regulates the digestive system. Mace included in your diet keeps constipation, flatulence /gas related issues, bloating of the stomach, and constipation away. Mace Spice or Javitri spice also regulates bowel movements, cures nausea and diarrhoea. In India Javitri is used in Ayurvedic medicine.

Nutmeg

Nutmeg contains essential volatile oils such as myristicin, elemicin, eugenol and safrole. As per experts, the volatile oils have anti-inflammatory properties, which make it useful for treating muscle and joint pains. Nutmeg also has a calming effect when consumed in smaller doses.

Star Anise

The oil produced from star anise contains thymol, terpineol and anethole, which is used for treating cough and flu. Anise also helps improve digestion, alleviate cramps, and reduce nausea. Consuming star anise tea after meals helps treat digestive ailments such as bloating, gas, indigestion, and constipation

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