Health Benefits of Carob

Carob belongs to the pea family and it is cultivated for its edible seeds. In places like Morocco, Israel, Syria, Cyprus, southern Anatolia, Greece, Spain, Algeria, Libya, and Tunisia, you can see carob in its natural form. Carob has been used and consumed since ages and known with the name of locust bean and Saint John’s bread.  During Jewish holidays, people consume this carob fruit as a part of their tradition. Even the carob juice is taken by Muslims during their Ramadan month. Carob is widely used as a substitute for preparing food items like cereals, bars, dairy products, snacks, baked goods, etc. If you want to know more health benefits of carob, read the article below!

You would be glad to read that regular intake of carob helps in proper digestion process. In addition, it helps in lowering down the cholesterol level of your body.

Eating carob fruit also helps in preventing the chances of lung cancer. So do not think much and start eating carobs.

Do you know that carob tannins contain Gallic acid that provides anti-allergic, antiseptic, and anti-bacterial benefits? So, regularly include carob in your diet. Moreover, carob also provides anti-viral benefits and acts as a great analgesic and an antioxidant. The presence of Gallic acid in carob helps in treating polio ailment in children.

If your child is suffering from diarrhea, then treat him or her with carob intake. Even in case of adult diarrhea, carob can prove out as a wonderful fruit.

You all would be surprised to read that number of singers chew carob pod husks to clear their voice and throat.

As carob is highly rich in phosphorous and calcium content, the regular consumption of this wonder fruit can help in fighting against osteoporosis ailment.

Carob being highly rich in vitamin E content helps in combating ailments like anemia, cough, osteoclasis, and flu.

Carob being totally free from caffeine content can be regularly consumed by people suffering from high blood pressure to get some relief.

You can make use of carob powder as a cocoa powder substitute and prepare tasty and yummy desserts like cakes, cookies, and candies.