Tamarind

Tamarind imparts a tangy-sweet flavor to a dish.
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The extracts of this fruit have been used in ancient medicine to treat snake bites, malaria, diabetes, constipation, and several acute and chronic conditions.
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Tamarind is used as a functional food.
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Tamarind seed is commercially available as a food additive for improving the viscosity and texture of processed foods.
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The acidic pulp is used as a favorite ingredient in culinary preparations, such as curries, chutneys, sauces, ice cream.
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It is used traditionally in abdominal pain, diarrhea and dysentery, helminthes infections, wound healing, malaria and fever,constipation, inflammation, cell cytotoxicity, gonorrhea, and eye diseases.