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Dog Lovers who want to make Treats for their furry loved ones, Carob has also been used as a non-toxic alternative to chocolate in dog treats.
Carob has proven effective in relieving diarrhea in infants, considered gentler than over the counter medications and healthier!
Carob is well adapted to the art of bonsai.
Ceratonia, which belongs to the Leguminosae (Legume) family, is a genus that consists of one species, namely Ceratonia siliqua. It is believed to be an archaic remnant of a part of this family now generally considered extinct. It grows well in warm temperate and subtropical areas and tolerates hot and humid coastal areas. As a xerophytic (drought-resistant) species,
These pods are rich and sugar and are milled as a chocolate substitute. The hard seeds inside the pods are not edible.
The pod contains less fat and more vitamins than cocoa. Carob powder and carob chips are used as an ingredient in cakes and cookies. Carob is sometimes used as a substitute for chocolate.
They are also the source of locust bean gum, a thickening agent used in numerous processed foods.
Crushed pods are used to make a refreshing drink. Compotes and liqueurs are made from carob in Portugal, Spain and Sicily.
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