Tamarind Health Benefits!!

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Tamarind has been a long-time People remedy with a long list of benefits which including treatment of sore throats & sun stroke. It also has antiseptic & antibiotic properties.

Tamarind is still a Wonderful source of carbohydrates, and included in daily diet as it has many benefits that are sure to keep you healthy.

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important benefits of tamarind..


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  • This Pod is an excellent source of vitamin B, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, iron, thiamine, phosphorus, riboflavin, and fiber. A ½ cup of tamarind contains 140 calories, 38 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber and 2 g of protein.
  • Tamarind helps in reducing fevers and fights against colds. It acts as an excellent antiseptic in preventing Infections & healing Wounds.
 

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  • Tamarind is very helpful in treating bilious disorders and catarrh as a diuretic remedy. Being an acidic in nature, Tamarind excites the bile and other juices in the body.
  • Decoction of Tamarind leaves helps in treating Jaundice & Ulcers. It also helps in destroying the stomach worms in children.
 

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  • Gargling with Tamarind Water gives instant relief from Sore throats & Sunstrokes.
  • Applying Tamarind on the Skin heals the inflammation. It’s a good Medicine in dealing Skin Care Problems.
  • Tamarind Juice helps in curing Conjunctivitis. Tamarind seeds are adhesive which used in preparations of eye drops that help in treating dry eye syndrome.
 

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Hi Karthiga, the health benefits of tamarind is simply great! thank you!
 

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  • Tamarind juice is a mild laxative and used to treat bile disorders. Having 2 tablespoons of the pulp in evening can improve bowel movements.
  • It helps in lowering cholesterol & promotes a healthy heart.
  • Tamarinds are rich in antioxidants that help in fighting against cancer. Tamarind leaves in herbal tea are used for treating malaria fever.
 

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  • The Dark Brown outer covering of the seed is an excellent natural remedy for gastric problem, digestion problems, diarrhea and dysentery. The pulp, leaves and flowers of Tamarind are applied on painful and swollen joints.
  • Tamarind also helps in purifying the blood, and hence including this food in your daily diet is extremely beneficial.
 

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Nutritional Value :

Tamarind in about 100 grams contains 239 calories..


  • Calories – 239
  • Protein – 2.8 gm
  • Carbohydrates – 62.5 gm
  • Fat – 0.6 gm
  • Phosphorus – 113 mg
  • Iron – 2.8 mg
  • Calcium – 74 mg
  • Vitamin C – 2 mg
  • Niacin – 1.2 mg
  • Riboflavin – 0.14 mg
  • Thiamin (vitamin B) – 0.34 mg
  • Vitamin A – 30 IU
  • Vitamin K – 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin E – 0.1 mg
  • Pyridoxine – 0.066 mg
  • Pantothenic Acid – 0.143 mg
  • Niacin – 1.938 mg
  • Folate – 14 mg
  • Dietary fiber – 5.1 g
  • Fat – 0.6 g
  • Protein – 2.8 g
  • Energy – 239 kcal
  • Potassium – 628 mg
  • Sodium – 28 mg
  • Zinc – 0.1 mg
  • Selenium – 1.3 mg
  • Phosphorus – 113 mg
  • Magnesium – 92 mg
  • Copper – 0.86 mg
  • Calcium – 74 mg
  • Carotene – 18 mg
 

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Hi karthi
Thanks for the wonderful information about tamarind.
I like tamarind rice very much. it suits for the summer season only. As it gives cooling effect to the body, we don't use much in winter especially in night meals as comparatively in summer.
Janu
 

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