Working with Tamarind
Tamarind, a popular Indian spice ingredient in curries and chutneys, is used medicinally as a laxative, antinauseant, and vermifuge. It is also beneficial for jaundice, hyperacidity, flatulence, and fevers. An infusion of tamarind is employed as a gargle for sore throats. The herb is excellent for clearing heat in people with deficiency, with such symptoms as night sweats and ringing in the ears.
Tamarind has a taste of SWEET, AROMATIC and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Tamarind
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