Cardamom Spice

ORAC Value:
μ mol TE/100g.

The antioxidant value of Cardamom Spice described in ORAC units is: 2,764 μ mol TE/100g.


Often used as part of Indian and other ethnic cuisine, cardamom is a potent source of antioxidant content. In fact, combining it with other complimentary spices such as turmeric, clove, and coriander will create a meal chock full of antioxidants. As an added benefit, many believe it helps ease uncomfortable digestive systems such as gas and bloating, which can be especially useful when consuming Indian foods since they often use beans and other legumes.

ORAC Source

USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods, Release 2 - Prepared by Nutrient Data Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center (BHNRC), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - May 2010