English Name : Tamarind Tree bark / Indian Date
Tamil Name : புளியம் பட்டை / Puliyam Pattai
Hindi Name : इमली / Imli
Malayalam Name : മധുരപ്പുളി, പുലി / Madhurappuli, Puli
Telugu Name : చింతపండు, ఆమ్లీక / Chintapandu, Amlika
The Tamarind belongs to the botanical genus Tamarindus Indica, which has very large and strong stems, with small yellow flowers, ferny pinnate leaves, and reddish-brown pods. The tree can grow up to 90 feet tall, but it can grow to less than 50 feet in areas where heat is high. The dome of this tree, which has various side branches, is wider than its height and looks like an umbrella-shaped crown.
The tree also has 10 long leaves and 10-18 pairs of leaflets. Tamarind has numerous health benefits and it’s a good home remedy for curing diabetes, skin disorders, as well as microbial infections. The bark of tamarind is used to relieve wounds, diarrhea, and remove parasites, also the roots are used to treat stomach aches.
Health Benefits of Tamarind Bark
- Treat Fever
If you suffer from severe fever or cough then here is an awesome solution to cure it. Just take the bark of the tamarind tree and soak it in water to treat fever and wounds.
- Manage Diabetes and Hyperglycemia
Tamarind bark and fruits are the best choices for lowering the blood sugar level. The fruit can easily neutralize hyperglycemia and keep you safe from diabetes. What could be the major cause of diabetes? Diabetes is caused by the inflammation of pancreatic cells. Tamarind is rich in pro-inflammatory chemicals that protect you from inflammation damage.
- Relieve Stomach Ache And Constipation
Tamarind has high amounts of malic and tartaric acids, also it contains potassium bitartrate which is the main component for relieving constipation. The tamarind bark is the best medicine for curing stomach aches so just take a try on these remedies and get relief from your long pain. Also, a regular intake of soaked tamarind can effectively deal with constipation.
- Treats Liver problems
The bark of the tamarind tree is completely filled with essential minerals and nutrients like copper, nickel, manganese, selenium, and iron. These minerals and medicinal properties of tamarind bark can promptly treat the chronic inflammation of the liver. And these nutrients can improve your body condition by fighting against oxidative stress.
- Prevent Malaria And Microbial Diseases
Tamarind is a traditional medicine that easily controls fever, cough, cold, diarrhea, etc. In some countries, the bark of tamarind is used to treat malaria. The fruit of this tree also has a broad-spectrum of antimicrobial properties. Various parts of this plant have been used to cure malaria. As well as, bacterial infections, viral fevers also can be cured by tamarind bark extracts.
Tamarind is high in many nutrients. A single cup of pulp contains
- Magnesium: 28% of the RDI
- Potassium: 22% of the RDI
- Iron: 19% of the RDI
- Calcium: 9% of the RDI
- Phosphorus: 14% of the RDI
- Vitamin B1 (thiamin): 34% of the RDI
- Vitamin B2 (riboflavin): 11% of the RDI
- Vitamin B3 (niacin): 12% of the RDI
There are no side effects in using this product, and you can consider the medical advice for the usage of this product during pregnancy.
Harvesting & Manufacturing Methods
All herbs are 100% naturally harvested and dried without the chemical interactions that assure the natural herb products.