Diabetes, hair loss and inflammation are three very different health conditions/issues that affect many people. If you suffer from one of them you have probably looked for a natural remedy that can help you solve your problem. Luckily, there is one fruit that can treat all of these issues. The name of this fruit is tamarind.
What is the tamarind fruit?
Tamarind is a fruit that grows in Asia and Africa which is a part of many dishes in the Indian cuisine. The combination of this fruit and black pepper gives a special and dainty taste to the dishes. Besides for cooking, tamarind is also very beneficial as it has numerous health benefits.
Health benefit of tamarind
- Treat hair loss
Tamarind is excellent for treating hair loss. Prepare the fruit by boiling it until it softens. Then, gently squeeze out the liquid which you should apply on your scalp. Rub the liquid on your head and leave it on for about an hour. Rinse it off with water. This treatment works only if you repeat it every day.
- Treat diabetes
Tamarind also helps keep diabetes under control because it regulates the blood sugar levels. In case you suffer from diabetes create a mixture from tamarind paste (you can find it in stores), herbs and jamun. You should consume this mixture in order to get all the benefits from the fruit.
- Improve eyesight
In case you suffer from macular degeneration you can improve your condition by consuming tamarind.
- Joint and connective tissue inflammation
These problems often affect the elderly however it does not mean that there is nothing we can do to treat them. The tamarind fruit is excellent for treating inflammation, pain and other problems related with the joints or connective tissues. The fruit has antibacterial properties that provide protection from infections. The nutrients in the tamarind fruit are also beneficial for the immune system and preventing various diseases as well as for detoxifying the body.
- Great for the heart
This benefit is probably the most important of all the others we have listed above. Tamarind can also control cholesterol levels and protect the health of the cardiovascular system due to the nutrients such as potassium it contains. Ancient Ayurveda has used this fruit for centuries for treating many health issues.
Even though there are many diseases and conditions that can affect anyone the bright side is that nature has a solution for most of them. There is no need to harm your body further by taking medicines and pills. Sometimes the cure is one fruit that we can easily find.