The tamarind pod is of an earthy brown colour and has a very raw tangy flavour. This can be used to prepare tamarind juice which has numerous health benefits. This is used widely as a spice in the local cuisines of Latin America, Asia, and the Caribbean islands. Tamarind juice can also be used as a flavoring agent. This contains Vitamin B, carotenes, Vitamin C, potassium and magnesium.
Tamarind juice is excellent for the health of your skin and to treat burns and prevent edema. Apply ir to maintain glowing and healthy skin. This can also reduce or remove common acne or chickenpox scars from the face and other parts of the body. Tamarind juice has enzymes, fiber, Vitamin B, Vitamin C and alpha hydroxyl acids that remove dead skin cells.
It’s also incredible beneficial for the body. The of tamarind extract treats inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Tamarind pulp juice helps to keep stomach ulcers and stomach acids at bay.
Mix this with honey, milk, lemon and dates to help indigestion. They are rich sources of fiber that regulates bowel movements and cures constipation, intestinal worms and parasites in children. This is a great natural way to cure diarrhea and dysentery, and lower inflammation caused due to haemorrhoids.
Tamarind pulp juice contains carb-blocking properties that help your body to absorb carbohydrates. This lowers the blood glucose levels of diabetic patients after meals. Tamarind juice is a traditional method to cure diabetes and lower blood-sugar levels. Tamarind juice prevents oxidative damage in the pancreas which is linked with diabetes. Diabetic patients can also develop coronary heart disease. Drinking tamarind juice regularly reduces risks of this and other related diseases.
This juice contains many antioxidants that are beneficial for good health. This also improves the immune system and other problems related to it like cold, cough, flu, etc.
One of favourite cleansing gels has tamarind extract in. Maria Galland Refreshing Cleansing Gel 60 has been described as the purest of pleasures: this cleansing foam, developed for all skin types, but in particular for normal to oily skin, does not only have a strong cleansing effect. Natural sugar surfactants also make it extraordinarily mild. Pink beads release vitamins A and E which care for the skin. Tamarind extract has an extra, moisture-regulating effect – your skin is cleansed intensively and thoroughly in the morning and evening.