Used as a souring agent, TAMICON Tamarind Concentrate is an effective substitute for vinegar, tomatoes and lemon juice. Extensively used in Indian, Thai, Malaysian & Mexican cuisine, it is also used in the manufacturing of Western Sauces and Ketchups. It is a base for many soft drinks. Some more uses and applications of the product are as below:-
Some of the best benefits of tamarind include weight loss, protection against cancer, and improved digestive health. Packed with assorted vitamins, such as Vitamin C; antioxidants, including carotene; and minerals, such as magnesium and potassium, this mushy fruit is a storehouse of nutrients.
Prolonged exposure to the sun, as well as dust and pollution, takes a toll on our skin. Dull and dry skin, check. Tanning, check. Uneven complexion, check. Clogged pores, check. Name any skin problem, and it can be traced back to the sun. We can’t stop going out, but we can always take measures to lessen the impact. I’m talking about scarves, hats, and this easy-to-make skin lightening face pack.You Will Need
Note: For a bleach-like effect, go for a tamarind-lemon pack. Mix one teaspoon of tamarind concentrate with one teaspoon each of lemon and honey. Apply this mixture to your face and wash it off after 15 minutes for visibly lighter skin.
We all envy those models in the hair product commercials for their long and lustrous hair, don’t we? While I wouldn't recommend you trust those ads, you can always trust natural and homemade products. Read on to know how you can use tamarind for your hair:
Apart from being an elixir for your hair and skin, tamarind can also be quite effective in treating a number of health issues. Let’s find out what are tamarind health benefits here:
Cuts, bruises, burn – these are the staple if you are a kitchen klutz like me. That is why my mom likes to stock up on a few kitchen ingredients, apart from regular Burnols, to be ready for any future mishap.
Tamarind is one of her trusted antiseptic solutions.
This tart fruit is known to have medicinal properties that heal wounds and prevent infections from spreading in the body. It has strong antimicrobial properties due to the presence of tannins, terpenoids, and citric acids (3).
Tamarind can help you lose a few pounds.
Don’t believe me? Well, here’s good news for you.
Tamarind contains a unique compound, hydroxycitric acid (HCA), which is connected to weight loss (4). This compound helps inhibit an enzyme in our system that aids the storage of fat. Additionally, having tamarind suppresses your appetite for a longer period, specifically by increasing the secretion of serotonin (a neurotransmitter).