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tamarind03Tamarind is a large evergreen tree that grows in the tropics.  It is native to Asian and, probably, to Africa.  The tree may grow 75 feet(23 meters) tall.  It ha leaves that consist of 10-18 pairs of leaflets and small, pale yellow flowers.   The tamarind tree produces brown pods that are 2 to 6 inches(5 to 16 centimeters) long.  The pods contain an acidic pulp that may be eaten fresh or used to make jams, sauces, syrups, and drinks.  The seeds of the tamarind may be roasted and eaten.  The tamarind grown as a shade tree in southern Florida, U.S.A

Scientific Classification: The tamarind belongs to the pea family, Leguminosae or Fabaceae.  Its scientific name is TAMARINDUS INDICA


Tamarind as a Herb:  Tamarind has been used as a herb in most Asian country especially in Thailand. Tamarind used as a mind cathartic substance (medication). Tamarind drink can lower body temperature.

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Vitamins and Minerals: Vitamins and minerals from 100 grams of tamarind eatable part are listed in tamarind nutrition facts below.

Tamarind Nutrition Facts
From 100 grams of eatable tamarind part.

Calories

70

Calories

Humidity

75.6

gm

Protein

2.3

gm

Fat

0.2

gm

Carbohydrate

14.7

gm

Fiber

6.3

gm

Calcium

429

mg.

Phosphorus

14

mg

Ferrous

3.0

mg

Vitamin A

867

IU

Vitamin B1(Thiamine)

0.08

mg

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)

0.34

mg

Nicotinamide

1.5

mg

Vitamin C

44

mg

 

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