Medical benefits of sweet and sour Tamarind - Ayurveda and Yoga

Tamarind Ayurvedic

Ayurveda Training / July 9, 2016

Also known as Coconut oil, or Coconut Milk. Cocos Nucifera helps keep the skin soft and smooth. It also helps prevent premature ageing and wrinkling of the skin. It removes dandruff, helps in checking greying and falling of hair and makes the hair look lustrous. It is also known to heal stretch marks. It is mild, thus works well for sensitive skin.


Also known as Castor Oil plant, Ricinus Communis is used to prepare hair oils, lotions, tonics and fixers. It relaxes the body, smooth's the dry and coarse skin, and gives it a healthy glow. It can also make hair softer, longer and dandruff-free. It is an astringent by nature.


It is also known as Tamarind. The active constituents of seeds extracts are of great benefits in skin. It improves skin elasticity, hydration and smoothing of fine lines & wrinkles. It is a good face toner & moisturizer majorly used in anti-aging formulations.

Cane Sugar /saccharum officinarum extract:

Cane Sugar is extracted from Sugarcane and is rich in powerful fruit acids that cleanse and exfoliate the skin in a gentle yet effective manner. It contains Glycolic acid that microexfoliates the skin, removes dead skin cells, dirt, and oil that can clog and stretch pores. Its multifaceted action makes it appropriate for use in many beauty products such as cleansers, scrubs and moisturisers.


Tuberose or ‘Night Queen’ is a sweet-smelling flowering tree, which is an effective anti-depressant. Tuberose essential oil is a great sedative and can help reduce anxiety, stress, tension and even cure insomnia. The sweet-smelling oil of Tuberose flowers is proven to possess anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, making it stimulate blood circulation.


Known for its astringent properties, it is widely used in the preparation of various medicinal oils in Ayuveda. It is particularly effective at toning the skin and delaying age-induced troubles.


It has roots that are aromatic in nature. The oil distilled from its roots cures acne, dry skin, ageing skin, and skin irritation. Vetiver essential oil also helps in relaxing the body and mind.

Sapindus mukurossi fruit extract /soap nuts:

Soapnut or reetha is one of the most popular herbs in Ayurveda. Reetha is famous for the beneficial effect on hair as it has hair growth properties. Reetha is used as a key ingredient in natural hair washes for gently cleaning the hair and scalp. It has natural conditioning properties that makes your hair healthy, shiny, and lustrous when used regularly. Hence, preventing dryness of the skin. Soapnut is antimicrobial in nature and therefore, it is a good ingredient to cure bacterial and other scalp infections.


It helps keep the skin soft and smooth, prevents premature ageing and wrinkling of the skin, removes dandruff, helps in checking greying and falling of hair and makes the hair look lustrous. It is also known to heal stretch marks. It is mild, thus works well for sensitive skin.


Castor seed oil contains Undecylenic Acid which, is useful for treating skin diseases and skin ulcers.It even fights signs of aging, moisturizes skin, fades blemishes, prevents stretch marks, acne and pigmentation. Castor seed oil is the best rescue to inflamed skin.


Beeswax is a natural wax produced by honey bees when building their beehives. With anti-allergic, anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties, beeswax soothes irritated skin, making it one of the best skin care ingredients. It helps to seal in moisture and forms a protective barrier against environmental irritants and weather conditions. Natural Beeswax contains Vitamin A which softens and hydrates dry skin.