Panakarkandu paal (Palm sugar candy milk) is used as a home remedy for cold and cough. Palm Candy (In Tamil- “Panakarkandu”) is produced from the sweet “Neera” from the Palmyra tree.
Palm Candy is a nutrient rich, Low Glycaemic Index (GI), crystalline sweetener. It is completely natural and has a number of minerals, vitamins, calcium, iron and phyto nutrients including zinc and potassium.
The sugar content in palm sugar is well balanced. It is a good source of Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B6 and B12. Since it is rich in iron, it helps to treat anaemia.
Palm sugar being low in GI helps to cure PCOS problem in women. Palm sugar is also “thermogenic” that is, it takes more energy for the body to burn it and thereby it increases metabolism.
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