The short answer is yes, and there’s research to back it up! Additionally, tamarind is also good for controlling blood pressure, abdominal pain, and as a laxative.

It gets even more interesting because nearly every part of the tamarind tree has a use. These include making furniture, poison, dye fixative, treating wounds, malaria/fever, anti-venom, diarrhea, and more.

Click the link below to read a published article about all of tamarinds benefits.

 

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3210002/#ref77