Overview

Grains of paradise is a plant that is related to ginger. The seeds are used as a spice and as medicine.

Be careful not to confuse grains of paradise with capsicum. Both are known as grains of paradise.

People use grains of paradise for conditions such as diarrhea, heart disease, obesity, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Chemicals in the seeds of grains of paradise seem to decrease swelling (inflammation), kill certain bacteria, and help burn body fat.

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