Tiger Nuts come from California, Europe, Northern African, and even Florida and have been around for over 4,000 years... and are full of health benefits. With a flavor and texture that reminds you of crunchy carmel/coconut, this great tasting old, yet newly discovered nut is wonderful!
Tiger Nuts are full of great protein, carbs, plus have all the Vitamin E that you need... plus Vitamin C and B’s too.
Tiger Nuts contain lots of great minerals such as: iron, copper, zinc, sodium, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium, and lots of calcium for strong bones and healthy tissues.
Tiger Nuts are a great anti-inflammatory agent working well for inflammatory based diseases such as arthritis and inflammation of the GI tract... and especially works well for colitis. Tiger Nuts get rid of gas and soothes the GI tract with a astringent action.
Tiger Nuts help with ulcers of the gums, and other mouth inflammation diseases... plus Tiger Nuts helps with stress by helping the body to stay centered and balanced.
Tiger Nuts are diuretic helping to get rid of excess fluid, and sooth away bladder and prostate inflammation too. And Tiger Nuts are great for those suffering from constipation, they contain lots of great fiber... and Tiger Nuts can also help you lose weight.
Tiger Nuts stimulate the immune system thus helping to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes and even cancer. They contains lots of Oleic Acid which helps lower cholesterol, triglycerides, and prevent hardening of the arteries.
And Tiger Nut oil is very similar to Olive Oil with many of the same health benefits. And Tiger Nuts are full of antioxidants combining with free radicals to prevent disease and slow the aging process.
Tiger Nuts make a very cooling sweet drink called Tiger Nut Milk. It contains Tiger Nuts, water, lemon peel, and cinnamon... and it’s similar to oatmeal drinks and sesame drinks in other countries. And Tiger Nuts are also used in the production of some types of beer, cosmetics, condiments, livestock feed, flour (gluten free), syrups... and some looking at Tiger Nuts as a healthy snack food.
There has been a lot of interest in Tiger Nuts because they a cheap source of good nutrition that could feed the world, and Tiger Nut plants grow like weeds.
You can order Tiger Nuts, Tiger Nut Oil, and Tiger Nut Milk on-line or find it at your local health food store.
Paul Haider - Master Herbalist