Tamarind Scientific Name
Tamarind Other Names
Hindi: Imali, Imli, Ambli
What is Tamarind?
Common forms of Tamarind
Powder, Oil, Pulp Concentrate, Paste
Tamarind is commonly used for:
- Treating coughs and colds
- Relieving constipation
- Treating fever
- Eradicating intestinal worms
- Treating stomach, liver and gallbladder problems
- Managing pregnancy-related nausea
1/2 tsp of Tamarind pulp/paste/powder with a glass of warm water
Tamarind Side-effects and Warnings
Common side-effects: Not Known.
Not so common side-effects: Not Known
Pregnant and nursing mothers: Stick to food amounts for safer dosage
Children: Not Known.
In some cases, Tamarind, was found to interfere with post-surgery blood sugar control. It is advisable to avoid Tamarind at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.