Review on various aspects of utility of Amlika
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Tamarind, health benefits, Amlika

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Naik, H., & Jadhav, V. (2020). Review on various aspects of utility of Amlika. National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 8(04). Retrieved from


Known as ‘imli’ in India, the sweet and sour fruit forms a part of many Indian recipes as well as Ayurvedic formulations. The name tamarindus comes from the Arabic Tamar-Hindi, meaning 'date of India', and refers to the date-like pulp inside the pods. According to folklore the sailors used to eat tamarind fruit as a complement to their otherwise starchy diet, in the belief that eating it would prevent scurvy. According to Tamarind has a pacifying effect on the Vata and Kapha doshas. On the other hand, it increases the pitta dosha. In Ayurveda, tamarind is used for healing in all forms – the leaves, fruit, bark, oil, and even ashes. To boost health,   tamarind fruit can be added to daily diet. Here are the top tamarind benefits of health.

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