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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 12, Issue 1 (2023)

Review on Tamarindus indica

Author(s):

Ashvini V Joshi, Aware Urmila, Gaikwad Swapnil and Sheikh Shahrukh

Abstract:

The family Fabaceae (Leguminosae) includes the tamarind (Tamarindus indica L.).In Asia, Africa, and America, tamarind is frequently used as a herbal treatment. It has a wide range of applications, including research on how well tamarind seeds heal wounds. The gum made from tamarind seed extract. Tamarind seeds are employed as a mucoadhesive polymer in the pharmaceutical, textile and food sectors. Skin elasticity is increased by tamarind seeds. Hydrate the skin and make it smooth. It contains hyaluronic acid, which moisturises the skin and reduces wrinkles and fine lines. Tamarind seeds are used in serums, gels, and face toners since they are water-soluble. Crude protein makes up 16.2% of tamarind seed kernel flour, along with fats, crude fibre, 57.88% of nitrogen-free extract and 1.16% of ash.

Pages: 303-308  |  992 Views  617 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Ashvini V Joshi, Aware Urmila, Gaikwad Swapnil and Sheikh Shahrukh. Review on Tamarindus indica. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2023;12(1):303-308.

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