Origin of Tamarind Tea
The basis for our popular tamarind tea is from the fruits of the pods of the tamarind (carob tree). The homes of the tree, reaching up to 25m high, is in North Africa and India. In Muslim regions, tamarind tea is particularly popular during Ramadan because of its thirst-quenching, refreshing and invigorating effect.
Tamarind Tea in Naturopathy
Tamarind tea has a slight laxative effect. It is therefore mainly used for light constipation and constipation. In Ayurveda medicine, tamarind tea is also used to treat addictions. Studies prove that tamarind tea is an ideal drink for regulating blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes. In the case of eczema, tamarind tea has a double effect: through internal and external use, as it can also be used in warm soaked tea wraps or pads promote healing.
Primary Properties of Tamarind Tea
Tamarind tea has a light laxative effect and is antibacterial.
Uses for Tamarind Tea
Can be used for constipation, fever, type 2 diabetes and eczema.
Preparation of Tamarind Tea
Pour boiling water over the dried tamarind (150g is enough for 2 litres) and leave it steep for at least an hour, then put it in the refrigerator overnight and strain it in the morning. This should be done twice to separate the tea from the small remnants of the tamarind. Sweeten with honey or sugar as desired.