Its scientific name: Tamarindus. The tamarind fruit is constituted by several sugary substances, which are between 20% and 30% fruit. Tamarind’s 18% corresponds to organic acids, including tartaric, malic and ascorbic acid is highlighted. About 25% of the tamarind fruit corresponds to water. In addition, tamarind is rich in minerals, like potassium, iron and phosphorus. Tamarind has in its composition, a large amount of fibers, which favor the realization of the digestive processes. About 8% of tamarind corresponds to fiber, this amount about 50% is insoluble.

The fruit of this tree contains vitamins among its components, highlighting their contribution to vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and vitamin B complex addition, about 2% of this fruit is protein and 0.5% are fats.