Cardamom and anti-cancer properties
Cardamom and Cancer
Research by Daoudi et al, showed that Protein extracts of Cardamom revealed an interesting immunomodulating action, which could explain their traditional use in Ayurvedic medicine. The results of this study may also have implications in therapeutic treatment of infections, such as prophylactic and adjuvant with cancer chemotherapy.
Investigators at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center in Washington (Acharya et al) have investigated cardamom (a key ingredient in InnOrbit functional drinks) and its chemo-preventive properties against carcinogenesis.
… limonene and cineole demonstrate promising effects against carcinogenesis. Thus studies with selected phytochemicals of cardamom and bioavailability research might lead to many medical applications. This review is focused on the patents generated on the effects of indole-3-carbinol and diindolylmethane two constituents of Cardamom and other selected phytochemicals of cardamom on carcinogenesis.
We have shown in previous articles that many herbs and key ingredients of InnOrbit drinks are rich in phytochemicals. One such phytochemical, cardamom, and key Ingredient of the InnOrbit drink Young&Fun, has recently been reviewed by Acharya et al. They suggest that Cardamon may have exceptional anti-cancer effects against hormone responsive cancers like breast, prostate and ovarian cancers.