This wonder condiment is surely helpful in the longer run, however, in case of chronic diseases or severe health issues, please refer to your doctor before consuming it. It is the power house of antioxidants. It is also known as home remedy for managing constipation, diabetes, skin health, and  weight loss. imli is an excellent coolant and is very delicious. It is traditional Rajasthani drink and is a mix of tamarind I have written the health benefits of eating imli.

Tamarind (Imli)

Tamarind has been used in medicine, Deliciously tangy and one of the most highly prized natural foods in India, tamarind or imli or Tamarind is Indicts is popular for its unique flavour. Its tart-sweet taste is loved by Indians of all ages and has carved a special place for itself in millions of households across the country. Used as a spice or condiment,

What are it’s benefits ?

1. It Maintains digestive health system 
Tamarind has long been touted as a natural laxative that stimulates your metabolism and further keeps your digestive system strong. Fibre helps smoothen the process of moving the stool easily through your intestinal tract. Tamarind also stimulates the activity of bile that helps dissolve the food quickly speeding up digestion.

2. Improves blood circulation

The presence of potassium in tamarind helps control the blood pressure and heart rate by maintaining normal fluid balance in the body. It also contains iron that plays a vital role in the normal production and development of red blood cells.

3. Induces weight loss
It has one of the most important compounds known as hydroxycitric acid (HCA) which is connected to weight loss as it inhibits an enzyme in the body that specifically helps store fat. Considering it has a good amount of fiber present, it helps to keep you full for longer, stopping you from eating junk or high calorie foods.

4. Boosts immunityTamarind is a rich source for vitamin C as well as other antioxidants that helps in boosting the immune system, further inhibiting the growth of microbial and fungal infections. It antiseptic properties help the body to heal any infection.

5. Has anti-inflammatory properties

Its anti-inflammatory properties are known to reduce problems like arthritis, joint pain, rheumatic conditions and gout. It is mostly used in herbal remedies for curing inflammation.

6. Improves your eye health

Tamarind is loaded with vitamin A, which is essential for maintaining your eye health and further lowers the risk of macular degeneration and age-related cataracts. It has compounds that protect your eye against dry eyes. Drinking a decoction made by boiling tamarind in water may prevent you from eye inflammation.

what are its side effects ?

if there is over consumption of imli juice than there can be chances of facing :-




liver and gallbladder

stomach disorder


intestinal worms



    This delicious fruit has been used by many generations for pregnant women against nauseas, morning sickness and overheating. The laxative effect of tamarind is also another excuse to administrate it constantly, as constipation is a common problem present in the most of would-be mothers. To face or prevent nausea, suck the pulp directly from the fruit. The flavor could be bitter and hard to pass, so seasoning it a bit is suggested.


  • Tamarind against constipation and diarrhea

    In folk medicine the laxative effects of tamarind are pretty well known, being maybe the most important use given by ancient cultures from India to Africa. Because of its important (but not excessive) content of dietary fiber, potassium and tartaric acid, it promotes defecation in those people with chronic constipation. In case of diarrhea, it’s suggested to use the leaves of the tamarind plant in infusions

  • Good antiseptic

This is another of the oldest uses given to tamarind in history, as it has proved to be a great ally against an important disease in tropical zones: malaria. It also works against menaces from viruses, fungus and infections.

  • Protection for your liver

One of the most affected organs in our system due to modern lifestyle is the liver. It has a crucial role on detoxification and digestion, and it’s mandatory to help him as much as possible. Tamarind could be a great choice to take care of the liver and should be taken as regular food in case of liver toxicity induced by alcohol or non-alcoholic fatty liver conditions. It’s also important to remind that in order to receive the benefits of these and other natural remedies, it’s mandatory not to mix them with refined sugar and allergens like gluten and dairy products

  • Acne issue

    Eating tamarind has a lot of benefits for your wellness, as the most of health issues we face are directly related to metabolic disorders and chronic inflammation and, the properties of this fruit –as well as many other natural foods do-, act on regulating and shutting down this permanent unbalance, that sometimes cause even damages in our skin, including acne.

  • Make a homemade tamarind + turmeric paste
  • In case you have problems related to acne and pimples, there’s an easy solution you can get by yourself, mixing 1 tablespoon tamarind extract, 1 tbsp. yogurt and ½ tsp. pure turmeric powder. These ingredients combined will create a homogeneous paste that you can apply on your face for 10 or 15 minutes.
  • Anti-aging

    It’s usual to find a lot of people expending fortunes on beauty products, but some of them ignore or underestimate the power of nature to be ageless. Tamarind consumption is an easy option to stay healthy  and young because of its antioxidants that prevent ageing. Using a tamarind-based paste.

  • weight control
    Obesity isn’t caused just because of eating too much, but also because of metabolic disorders that impede your body to use energy and fat from food correctly. Tamarind has shown to regulate lipid metabolism, easing detoxification and correct use of toxic and healthy fat

recipe of imli panna

this panna is power house of antioxidants it’s good for overall health.

  • 1 tbsp black salt

how to make panna?

Boil tamarind along with jaggery and a pinch of salt.After it cools down, remove the pulp and strain.To this, add salt, black salt and cumin powder. Keep aside

Put the pulp in a glass jar and refrigerate the concentrate whenever want to drink  fill the half glass with  imli panna and half with water  put ice cubes and garnish it with the mint leaves

So these were some of the HEALTH BENEFITS OF EATING IMLI. Hope you like it. Do comment below…

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