Ter­rific Tamarind

Australian Health Today - - Section Name -

Per­sian for “date of In­dia” A nat­u­ral lax­a­tive, aids stom­ach di­ges­tion Each 100 grams of tamarind con­tain 36% of the thi­amin, 35% of the iron, 23% of mag­ne­sium and 16% of the phos­pho­rus rec­om­mended for a day’s worth of nu­tri­tion. Ta­marinds also con­tain high lev­els of tar­taric acid, just as cit­rus fruits con­tain cit­ric acid, pro­vid­ing not just a zing to the taste buds, but ev­i­dence of pow­er­ful an­tiox­i­dant ac­tion zap­ping harm­ful free rad­i­cals float­ing through your sys­tem. Tamarind prepa­ra­tions are used for fevers, sore throat, rheuma­tism, in­flam­ma­tion, and sun­stroke.

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