health benefits of tamarind

Tamarind: 9 Reasons why to drink it!

Tamarind is an evergreen tree that has a fresh sweet and sour taste accompanied by a slightly fruity aroma. It grows extensively throughout the Indian subcontinent, Southeast Asia and the West Indies. It is a brown bean enclosing a number of black seeds. These beans contain a sticky pulp, which is used as a flavoring for its typical aroma and taste.

This wellness fruit is available as dried pods, pressed fibrous slabs, or as a paste.

Tamarind has long been investigated for its numerous health benefits.

  1. It is antiseptic, mild laxative, and digestive.
  2. A gargle with tamarind water is recommended for a sore throat.
  3. Being highly acidic, it gives a cooling effect for our body in summers. It is believed to boost metabolism.
  4. It is also used in India as part of the Ayurvedic herb medicine.
  5. It lowers cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
  6. It helps alleviate pregnancy-related nausea
  7. Its extract can be used as an eye drop to treat eye dryness
  8. It helps liver and gallbladder problems.
  9. It treats cold and fever.

Tamarind Juice Recipe 


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