Tamarind Seed Powder
Tamarind seed powder is made from dehydrated and ground tamarind seeds. It improves the elasticity of the skin and also keeps the skin smooth and well hydrated.
Tamarind Seed Powder Benefits
Tamarind seeds contain phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin c, potassium, calcium and amino acids
Diarrhoea is one common problem among all the age groups. Your stomach can get upset due to eating something spicy, or an item that has gone bad. The red outer cover of the tamarind seed is likely to cure diarrhoea and dysentery effectively. So, just soak the seeds overnight and peel the seeds. Consume it directly or with water to treat your upset stomach.
Extracts of tamarind seeds contain xyloglycans, which is used in many cosmetics and pharmaceutical products. They are topically used for treating minor skin rashes.
Its anti-inflammatory property eases out joint pain, especially in people suffering from arthritis. Consume ½ a teaspoon of roasted tamarind seed powder twice a day with water to boost joint lubrication which soothes pain.
Rub tamarind seed powder on your gums and teeth, if you have weak teeth. This is beneficial for heavy smokers with heavy nicotine deposits or tartar and plaque caused by lack of dental and oral hygiene, and consumption of soft drinks. This also removes stain caused by tea, coffee, soda and smoking.
Tamarind seeds can cure all teeth related problems and clean nicotine stuck to your teeth. Consume tamarind seeds fried/roasted, mash them till they are smooth and brush your teeth with a toothbrush.
Tamarind seed juice is a natural remedy to cure indigestion and increase bile production. Its rich dietary fiber contains lowers cholesterol. This helps digestion and is a great natural appetizer. This is also useful to treat stomatitis and relieve constipation.
6. Low immunity
Tamarind seeds contain immunity-boosting properties that protect you from many diseases and disorders. They aid in the production of haemoglobin, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. It also showed an increase in the level of immune cells, CD4+ and CD8+ cells, which offer protection against a wide range of infections and diseases.
Sticky tamarind seed juice can treat and protect you from colon cancer.
Tamarind seed contain antibacterial benefits that can protect you from pneumonia-causing bacteria, Typhus and Staphylococcus aureus. This also protects from a bacterium that causes skin infections as well as intestinal and urinary tract infections.
9. Cough, Tonsils and Throat Infections
Tamarind seed juice can be used as a natural mouth wash as it is rich in anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds, which helps in fighting sore throat, pharyngitis, cold and cough. Add a pinch of tamarind seed powder in a glass of warm water and gargle with it.
Tamarind seed lowers blood sugar levels. This protects the pancreas, which increases the size of insulin-producing cells. It also aids in weight loss and reduces adipose fat along with improving insulin resistance in people with diabetes.
11. Heart health
Tamarind seed contains potassium that can prove useful for hypertensive and heart patients.
A thick paste of tamarind seeds is applied on broken bones to cure fractures.
13. Eye drops
Extract tamarind seed juice and put a few drops in your eyes to moisturize. The juice can be heated and applied to cure conjunctivitis. Tamarind seed contains polysaccharides that have adhesive properties to stick to the eye surface.
14. Skin health
Tamarind seed extracts are beneficial for skin care. Tamarind seed boosts skin elasticity, provides hydration and smoothness. This contains hyaluronic acid that helps in skin moisturization and smoothes fine lines and wrinkles. Tamarind seed is water-soluble, hence it is used for serums, gels, facial toners, moisturizers and masks. This also acts as an anti-aging formula.