Although garam masala is added to dishes to give them flavour, it also has a number of health benefits. The main benefit of adding garam masala to your food is that it stimulates appetite and boosts digestion by promoting release of gastric juices in the stomach. Garam masala's ingredients are rich in phytonutrients, which help in boosting metabolism. Garam masala is full of antioxidants which help in preventing skin problems and also help fight inflammation. The presence of cloves and cardamom in the garam masala also makes it great for fighting bad breath. Garam masala has carminative properties and apart from boosting digestion, it also helps in fighting bloating, flatulence and even nausea.