Cardamom and rose are two spices that have been used for centuries for their medicinal properties. Both of these spices are native to India and are used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat various ailments. In this blog post, we will discuss the health benefits of cardamom and rose, and how you can enjoy these benefits in your coffee each day.
Health Benefits of Cardamom:
- Improves Digestion:
Cardamom has been found to have a positive effect on the digestive system. It helps in increasing the production of digestive enzymes in the body, which helps in the digestion of food. Cardamom also has carminative properties that help in reducing bloating and other digestive issues.
- Lowers Blood Pressure:
Cardamom has been found to have a positive effect on blood pressure. It contains antioxidants that help in reducing inflammation and protecting the heart. Cardamom also contains compounds that aid in improving blood circulation, which can be beneficial for those with high blood pressure.
- Helps with Bad Breath:
Cardamom has a fresh and minty flavor that can help in freshening the breath. It also helps in fighting against bacteria that cause bad breath. Chewing on a few cardamom pods after meals can help in reducing bad breath.
- Anti-inflammatory Properties:
Cardamom has anti-inflammatory properties that can help in reducing inflammation in the body. This can be beneficial in reducing the risk of several chronic diseases such as arthritis, diabetes, and heart disease.
Health Benefits of Rose:
- Reduces Stress and Anxiety:
Rose has a calming effect on the body and can help in reducing stress and anxiety. It has been found to have a positive effect on the nervous system. Drinking rose tea or using rose oil in aromatherapy can help in reducing stress and promoting relaxation.
- Boosts Immune System:
Rose contains several vitamins and minerals that can help in boosting the immune system. It is also rich in antioxidants that help in reducing inflammation and protecting the body against diseases. Drinking rose tea regularly can help in boosting the immune system.
- Improves Skin Health:
Rose has several benefits for the skin. It contains compounds that help in reducing inflammation and promoting healthy skin. Rose water can be used as a natural toner to help in reducing the appearance of pores and promoting a clear complexion.
- Helps with Menstrual Cramps:
Rose has been found to have a positive effect on menstrual cramps. Drinking rose tea during menstruation can help in reducing pain and discomfort.
An easy way to incorporate cardamom and rose into your daily routine is by using our Spice 'n' Nice Cardamom Rose all-natural coffee enhancer. Here is an easy recipe to try:
- Use the cap of the bottle to measure a half cap of Spice 'n' Nice Cardamom Rose flavoring. That amount will be enough to flavor an entire carafe, or 10-12 cups.
- Add the flavoring to your coffee grounds and begin the brewing process
Pro Tip: When using Spice ''n Nice, you are not limited in using your preferred creamer, milk, or milk alternative while still getting all the benefits of cardamom and rose. To spice up your cup, froth the creamer, milk, or milk alternative and add it to your cup.
Decorate: Take some rose petals and a few cardamom pods from the Spice 'n' Nice Cardamom Rose bottle and sprinkle on the frothed creamer, milk, or milk alternative. If you're hosting a get together, this is a great way to dress up your coffee and impress your guests!