does tamarind reduce high blood pressure?

does tamarind juice reduce high blood pressure???

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  • 4 years ago
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    Yes, tamarind can reduce blood pressure.

    Most parts of the tamarind tree are medicinal and offer various health benefits to us. The seeds, fruit pulp, leaves, flowers, bark all have medicinal uses.

    The dietary fiber helps in lowering cholesterol by binding the bile salts and preventing their absorption. It is helpful in preventing constipation, binding toxins in the digestive tract and thereby reducing risk of colon cancer.

    The pulp is made into a poultice and applied on swollen joints for relief.

    Potassium effectively regulates blood pressure while the iron in tamarind keeps the hemoglobin levels up.

    Tamarind purifies the blood while it also has digestive and laxative effects.

    A poultice made from tamarind leaves is effective in treating boils, sprains and sweeling of the joints.

    Tamarind is used to cure jaundice as it cures bile disorders.

    Tamarind bark is effective in getting rid of open sores while its seeds can be made into a paste and applied on boils for relief.

    The leaves have astringent and antiseptic properties and a decoction of the leaves is effective in killing intestinal worms in children. Tea made of tamarind leaves reduces malarial fever.

    Juice of tamarind flowers is used to treat piles.

    Tamarind pulp relieves flatulence, indigestion and vomiting.

    Gargling with tamarind water relieves sore throat. The pulp prevents sunstroke.

    The polysaccharides increase resistance to infections by stimulating and boosting the immunity.

    The bark is used to relieve abdominal pain due to flatulence.

    A paste made of the seeds and applied at the site of a scorpion bite draws out the poison and is an excellent antidote to scorpion bites.

    Tamarind juice acts as an antidote in intoxication due to opium and other intoxicants.

    Tamarind consumption removes fluoride from the body.

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    4 years ago


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  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    I can find nothing about tamarind reducing high blood pressure. Some studies were done showing that tamarind is helpful in reducing fluorides from the body, and may be helpful in lowering cholesterol (however there are no human trials for this), but nothing about blood pressure. As with most foods, their health benefits rarely extend past their own caloric and mineral value.

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  • 4 years ago

    tamarind have shown it to be effective in reducing blood pressure and blood cholesterol. The fiber content in tamarind certainly has something to do with the reduction in cholesterol, since it is known to scrap excess LDL cholesterol from the veins and arteries.

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  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    4 years ago

    NO, if it did it would be used by ALL heart Doctors.

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