Tamarind seeds has antiviral properties and can potentially be used to develop antiviral medication for chikungunya, according to a research by Indian Institute of Technology-Roorkee.

After the job guarantee scheme played a crucial role in UPA’s reelection the government is working on a plan to reach out to 100 mil lion tribals to ensure remun eration for minor forest pro duce.

Contrary to popular belief that trees fight pollution, several species of plants including cashew, tamarind, guava, mango, custard apple, gulmohar, banyan, sapota and jackfruit, are falling prey to

tamarind seed kernel powder, discarded as agricultural waste, is an effective agent to make turbid municipal and industrial wastewater clear. The present practice is to use aluminium salt to treat

Bad health is good business. The pharmaceutical industry knows that. But now bad health is turning out to be good business for the food industry as well. Food was always medicinal in traditional diets. But then diets changed. The food medicine connection

Tamarind enhances urinary excretion of fluoride

Now, the natural process by which plants absorb carbon dioxide is translating into profits for the farmers of Karnataka

The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of tamarind (Tamarindus indicus) ingestion on excretion of fluoride in school children.

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CHEMICALLY treated tamarind seeds can provide an adhesive stronger than those commercially available, claim scientists of the College of Agricultural Engineering, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University,

Why are companies across all product categories nutracising their brands? Obviously, to catch a huge market growing by the day for health and dietary supplements