Nutritional Value of Cardamom and Clove
Nutritional value of cardamom: Cardamom is blackish brown or green color seedpod used in various food items depending upon its color, flavor and aromatic fragrance. It is used to make medicinal drinks and powders.
Nutrition facts- cardamom
Cardamom is rich in calcium, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium. Good amount of iron, sodium and manganese is present in it. Small amount of zinc and copper is found in it.
Vitamin content of cardamom: Cardamom is rich in vitamin C and also contains thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and Vitamin B6.
Calorie content of cardamom: 100g of Cardamom has 311 calories. Calories from fat are 56.
Health benefits of cardamom: Cardamom has many health benefits. Cardamom is used to treat teeth and gum infections, digestive disorders, dysentery, constipation, congestion of lungs and throat problems. It is also used as an antidote for snake and scorpion venom bite.
Nutritional value of clove: Clove is a black dried aromatic flower bud of a tree. Cloves are used in various food and medicinal drinks. Clove is strong and spicy to taste so it is used in less quantity.
Nutrition facts – clove: Clove is rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium. It has good amount of phosphorus and small amount of iron, zinc, copper manganese and selenium.
Vitamin content of clove: Clove is rich in vitamin A, C and choline. It has good amount of vitamin E (alpha tocopherol) and small amount of thiamin, riboflavin niacin, vitamin B6, betaine, vitamin K and folate.
Calorie Content of clove: 100g of Clove has 323 calories. Calories from fat are 168.
Health benefits of clove: Clove is used as a remedy for cold, cough, fever, throat infections, digestive problems, dental pain, vomiting and diarrhea. It is used in formulas for impotence from yang deficiency, clear vaginal discharge and morning sickness, to prevent premature ejaculation and to reduce blood sugar levels.