Mother Nature does not cease to surprise us with all the treasures she can offer us and which allow us to heal a whole panoply of diseases. Of course, some fruits of nature are much more effective than others, and have incredible properties that can cure the most rebellious diseases. This is the case of the fruit that we are going to talk about today.
Because of the unhealthy lifestyle that our time is facing, more and more people are suffering from diseases that make them smile and poison their lives. Thus, to relieve these affections and thanks to the evolution of science, we now have several types of drugs at our disposal. But, just take a look at their records to discover all the side effects they can cause our body. That’s why the best remedies are in nature.
Today, we are going to talk about a fruit that specialists consider to be a magic fruit. It helps to prevent and cure a large number of diseases and can prevent you, in many cases, from using the chemicals that impact your health. This is tamarind.
The tamarindus indica, more commonly known as the tamarind tree, is a tree that comes from East Africa. Its fruit, the tamarind, or Indian date, is known for its sweet and tangy taste at the same time, to which it owes its great success to Asians and Africans.
In addition to its subtle and unique taste, tamarind has innumerable virtues for health. Indeed, since the dawn of time, this fruit has often been used to heal a lot of diseases, especially in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. Moreover, here is a non-exhaustive list of diseases that can be prevented or cured thanks to this fruit:
Tamarind is a fruit rich in fiber, promoting digestion, and phytosterols, plant lipids that help reduce the rate of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the body and thus prevent the onset of cardiovascular disease. Indeed, the latter is responsible for several cardiovascular pathologies. Similarly, the vitamin E it contains is known for its fluidifying ability to prevent blood clots that can lead to myocardial infarction and/or stroke.
If you have diabetes, it is advisable to consume tamarind. Despite its sweetness, it helps regulate blood sugar in your blood. Indeed, according to a study by Bhagirath Singh Bhadoria of the Plant Protection Research Laboratory of the Oriental College of Pharmacy (India) and Aditya Ganeshpurkar of the Department of Pharmacology of the Shri Ram Institute of Technology (India), tamarind has an action hypoglycemic thanks to its content of phytoconstituants including polyphenols, antioxidants that fight against oxidative stress and inflammatory reactions. So you can consume it as juice by following the steps below.
Take half a liter of water and add a small cup of tamarind pulp. Let stand for about thirty minutes. Then knead the tamarind pulp to extract the juice. Filter your liquid and add a pinch of cinnamon to enhance the taste. Mix your juice well and keep it in the fridge.
You can drink a glass of tamarind juice a day. In the space of a few weeks, you will feel a clear improvement in your health.
Tamarind is also a beauty ally in that it exfoliates the skin and fights against hair loss by stimulating their growth, especially given its antioxidant properties. Similarly, thanks to the many vitamins it contains, tamarind will strengthen the hair and give them all the vitality and nutrients they need. To use it:
Boil a handful of tamarind in half a liter of water for a few minutes. Then filter your preparation and let cool. Apply the preparation on your hair by gently massaging your scalp. Leave on for an hour, then rinse your hair.
Thanks to its many antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, tamarind can easily replace aspirin or ibuprofen, which are known for their side effects on health. You can prepare a tamarind juice by following the same steps mentioned above for diabetes.
Tamarind contains a significant amount of vitamin A, it protects your eyes and fight against several types of eye conditions. So, do not hesitate to drink tamarind juice if you want to take care of your eyes.
Warning: Despite its beneficial effects on our health, excessive consumption of tamarind causes digestive disorders. In addition, pregnant women and children should seek the advice of their doctor before using it.