Tamarind is actually the fruit pod produced by tall, semi-evergreen tree grown primarily in India. The beans and pulp within the pod are virtually no smell, but is has an extremely sour taste. Tamarind is available in whole pods, a compressed block, paste or concentrates and is most likely to be found in Asian markets.
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Medicinal uses of the tamarind are uncountable. Tamarind is a rich source of vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium and other nutrients necessary or good health. Tamarind preparations are universally recognized as refrigerants in fevers and as laxatives and carminatives.
Alone, or in combination with lime juice, honey, milk, dates, spices or camphor, the pulp is considered effective as a digestive, even for elephants, and as a remedy for biliousness and bile disorders, and as an antiscorbutic. The pulp is said to aid the restoration of sensation in cases of paralysis. In Colombia, an ointment made of tamarind pulp, butter, and other ingredients is used to rid domestic animals of vermin.
Good source of antioxidants that fight against cancer
Contains carotenes, vitamin C, flavanoids and the B-vitamins
Protects against vitamin C deficiency
Reduces fevers and provides protection against colds
The demand for this variety of Tamarind is high in North India as well as export market. It is cultivated in the regions of Jagdalpur, Raipur, Ranchi, Hyderabad, and Warangle.
The Tamarind is best described as sweet and sour in taste, and is high in acid, sugar, B vitamins and, interestingly for a fruit, calcium. As a tropical species, it is frost sensitive. The pinnate leaves with opposite leaflets give a billowing effect in the wind. Tamarind timber consists of hard, dark red heartwood and softer, yellowish sapwood. Tamarind is harvested by pulling the pod from its stalk.
Tamarind fruit pulp is condiment added to many dishes like Rasham, Sambar, chutneys, curries etc. Technology is available now for manufacture of pectin out of this pulp. It is also possible to manufacture tartrates and alcohol from this pulp. The pulp has many medicinal virtues.