Carob looks like bean and it is non-flesh. It is not generally considered as a fruit, except for its sweetness.
Carob tree is a plant very similar to chocolate, but much healthier. It’s often added in various cookie recipes, but in vegetarian cuisine as well.
This plant affects positively the digestive organs. It does not need special conditions, so it is very easy to grow. Carob tree gives pretty fruits and has many positive characteristics that can treat certain diseases.
It includes many minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, selenium and manganese. Moreover, this plant is rich in vitamins too, including B6, folic acid, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin.
Diarrhea in infants and small children can be prevented with this plant due to its ability to absorb water.
However, it is important to mention that Carob tree includes cytotoxic properties. Cancer of the uterus can be destroyed with the help of flour made from carob tree sprouts. Also, it contains active ingredients that fight against asthma and in cases where asthma causes allergy too.
This plant is good for you if you are dealing with high blood pressure, because it does not contain caffeine.
Gallic acid is popular for its anti-allergic and antibacterial characteristics and it is included in carob’s tannins.
Minerals such as calcium and phosphorus have positive effects in reducing the risk of osteoporosis. Also, it is good for the teeth, gums and bones.
Most middle-age women suffer from these diseases. That is why you have to start consuming this plant.
Carob tree can be found it powder as well and it can be used in various sweet dishes. Add a tablespoon of carob tree powder in the cookie dough. It is available in stores.
The roasted seeds of the plant have been served as a substitute for coffee in Germany. However, in Spain, the seeds have been mixed with coffee.
Maybe this plant is healthy, but it is delicious as well.