Frontier Natural Products Tomato Powder (grown without chemicals, non-gmo)
Tomato has a very cool thermal nature with a sweet and sour flavor. Tomato builds yin fluids so it is excellent to relieve dryness and thirst. Tomato tonifies the stomach, cleanses the liver and builds blood therefore it detoxes the body nicely. Since tomato helps digestion it can be used when one's appetite needs to increase or where there is anorexia, constipation, food retention or indigestion.
Tomato is great for cooling down liver heat that can be indicated by high blood pressure, headache or red eye. When cooling the eyes, much the same way as greens do, the lycopene in tomato causes sharpening of the vision. Tomato can be used when there is blood stagnation, both internally and placed on the area externally,
Tomato is alkalizing for the blood making it useful to reduce acid build-up and in cases of rheumatism and gout.
Tomato is high in Vitamin A, B and C, natural sugars (fructose, glucose and sucrose) and have a moderate amount of fiber. Tomato contains flavanoids and phyto-chemicals that have anti-carcinogenic properties.
To reconstitute Frontier tomato powder, use the following recipes. Paste: Combine 3/4 cup tomato powder with 2 cups water. Sauce: Combine 1/2 cup tomato powder with 2 cups water. Juice: Combine 1/8 cup tomato powder with 2 cups water. Yields 2 cups.
Cautions: Use vine ripe tomatoes so they don't become weakening to the kidney. Tomato can interfere with calcium metabolism so it should be avoided where there is arthritis. Amounts over 4 tomatoes per day can be weakening for anyone. Tomato peel and seeds aggravate vata constitutions.
Country of origin: Switzerland
Kosher: KSA Certified
This item is non-GMO
Common Name: Tomato Powder
Botanical Name: Lycopersicon esculentum
Contains only tomatoes
Size: 16 oz.