Health Benefits of Carob
For centuries carob pods and powder have been used extensively by cultures located in the Mediterranean region.
Carob contains antioxidants in the form of polyphenols.
Carob is naturally sweet.
Carob does not contain theobromine, which is toxic to some mammals.
Carob has no caffeine.
Carob is rich in vitamins and minerals.
Carob is particularly high in calcium and other alkalizing minerals.
Carob has an alkalizing effect on the body’s PH
Carob is considered an aphrodisiac in certain cultures.
Carob has been used as a digestive aid and to smooth an upset stomach.