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4:54 PM April 25, 2017

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4:54 PM April 25, 2017

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Health Benefits Of Tamarind

Tamarind is one of the most popular and versatile fruit worldwide due to its flavor and ability to cure numerous types of diseases.

Tamarind is also known as “Tamarindus Indica,” which came from a leguminous tree in the family of Fabaceae. It usually grows in tropical climate countries including the Philippines and also cultivated worldwide due to its juicy and sourly sweet taste.

It has pod-like fruits, which has an edible pulp that is mostly used for culinary purposes. It has been used as an ingredient in different dishes, soups, stews, pastries, desserts, candy, and other processed products.

Tamarind

This exotic fruit can be eaten raw, cooked, or processed. Aside from cooking uses, Tamarind has been also traditionally used by ancient people in treating and preventing numerous types of diseases, because of its medicinal properties.

It contains vitamins A, C, E, K, folate, niacin, thiamin, pantothenic acid, riboflavin, pyridoxine, dietary fiber, and energy. It also contains minerals such as potassium, zinc, selenium, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, copper, calcium, and iron.

It has antibacterial, antimicrobial, anticancer, antiviral, and anti-inflammatory properties. It is also a great source of antioxidants that can help the body to fight free radicals and viruses, which can cause numerous types of diseases.

Tamarind

Aside from being packed with numerous health benefits and effective remedy for diseases, it is also more affordable compared to the expensive treatments and medications in the hospital. Tamarind can primarily cure heart diseases, hair loss, and diabetes.

Here are some of the numerous health benefits of tamarind:

  • Treats inflammation
  • Prevents Heart Diseases
  • Control Blood Sugar Levels
  • Treats Hair Loss and Baldness
  • Strengthens Heart
  • Boosts Immune System
  • Prevents Cancer
  • Promotes Healthy Skin
  • Aids Weight Loss
  • Whitens Skin
  • Slow Down Signs of Aging
  • Treats Oily Scalp
  • Cures malaria
  • Relieves Constipation
  • Works as Antiseptic
  • Cures Mouth Ulcer
  • Enhances Digestive Health
  • Improves Blood Circulation
  • Boosts Cardiovascular Health

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  • Milagros Cardona April 25, 2017, 7:12 pm

    I am a tamarind lover. I find it helpful especially when i am constipated .I enjoy having a tamarind drink when it’s too hot

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