Bulk Carob Powder is extracted from the carob tree. Carob comes from the sleeve of this tree and once it’s dried, the sleeve is ground into a fine powder. Carob powder contains fibers, minerals and vitamins. The flavour is a little bit sweet and it can be used instead of chocolate powder.We offer carob sourced from EU. Carob is organic and available as powder.
Organic raw carob powder bulk has nutritional advantages over cocoa powder by offering a lower fat content and higher amount of dietary fiber. Carob powder also contains no caffeine, theobromine, and andoxalic acid unlike found in Cocoa. Carob Powder is also hign in natural sugar, so the addition of refined sugars is not needed to sweeten recipes as would be for cocoa powder.
|Product name||Bulk Carob Powder|
|Latin name||Ceratonia Siliqua|
|Appearance||brown yellow Powder|
|Partical size||80 MESH|
|Shelf life||2 years|
Bulk Carob Powder Benefits:
Bulk carob powder is a medicinal plant which is used in traditional medicine for treating gastro-intestinal disorders. It is analyzed that phytochemical constituents as well as pharmacological activities of Carob on gastro-intestinal tract. The study conducted on leaves and pods of Carob showed high content of carbohydrates, minerals, dietary fiber, flavonoids, polyphenols and low content of lipid and protein. The plant has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-diarrheique, anti-constipation, anti-ulcer and anti-absorptive of glucose activities in a gastrointestinal tract. It is concluded that this species has therapeutic and preventive properties in digestive tract on the basis of chemical and pharmacological features. (1)
2.Promote healthy cholesterol
Organic raw carob powder bulk has insoluble fiber which is known to affect blood lipids in animals like soluble dietary fiber. The study was conducted to investigate the beneficial effect of carob pulp preparation on serum cholesterol in humans. The regular intake of food products rich in carob fiber has beneficial effects on human blood lipid profile by lowering bad cholesterol level and improves LDL to HDL cholesterol ratio. The study concluded that consuming carob fibers effectively prevents as well as treats hypercholesterolemia. It could lower the risk of cardiovascular problems such as atherosclerosis, high blood pressure, strokes and heart attacks. (2)
The study shows that polyphenols extracted from pods of bulk carob powder displays strong free radical scavenging inhibition against discoloration of beta-carotene. An intake of carob pods offers antioxidant activities and is suggested for significant use for functional food and as a food ingredient for human and animals. (3)
The study conducted set up phytochemical content, cytotoxic activities and antioxidant capabilities of methanol extracts of Carob tree. Study show that carob extracts has high content of phenolic compounds which possess antioxidant activities by repairing cell damage caused by free radicals of the body and also counteract the cervical cancer cells. Carob is toxic to cervical cancer cells. The antioxidant activities of polyphenols eliminate harmful free radicals from the body.
The study conducted on tannin rich organic raw carob powder bulk for treating acute onset diarrhea reported that tannin rich carob pod powder improved condition of diarrhea on infants after two days of treatment. It normalized defecation and body temperature and lowered vomiting. Study shows that carob pod powder has quick reaction against diarrhea in infants.
Carob has low sugar, 1/3 of calories and fraction of fat content. It assists in prevention of spikes in blood sugar and considered as a safe dietary choice for diabetic patients. So it is a better substitute for chocolate and also provides fiber and protein which is lack in protein. It is a great choice for people who are trying to lose some weight without affecting tooth health.
Bulk carob powder has fiber which inhibits secretion of postprandial ghrelin which is a hormone that informs body that it is hungry, released occasionally after eating. Carob can lower the chances of overconsumption and supports weight loss activity.
8.Treat polio and osteoporosis
Carob has high content of calcium, phosphorus and gallic acid which counteract polio and osteoporosis. It is helpful for those children suffering from polio.
9.Cure for common cold
Carob is loaded with antioxidant, vitamin E and phytonutrients which are helpful for treating maladie such as cold and flu. Carob has gallic acid which offers anti-allerfic, antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties. It also treats coughs and anemia. It encounters lung cancer in exceptional cases.
1. Prevention of aging-related macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness in the elderly);
2. To prevent cataracts, intima-media thickening, heart disease;
3. To improve the symptoms in patients with retinitis pigmentosa;
4. Reduce the color difference, so that vision is more precise; the protection of the retina, when the absorption of light from oxidative damage;
5. Anticarcinogenic effect and prevent the proliferation of cancer cells. Widely used in food (GB2760-86 provides: Maximum amount of 0.5%), health care products, cosmetics, medicine and fodder.