In this article, it will be carob tree, a plant very similar to chocolate. Carob is much healthier than chocolate and is often added in various cookie recipes and is widely used in vegetarian cooking. Carob also has a positive effect on the digestive organs. The carob tree is known to be very easy to grow because it does not require special conditions, and gives a lot of fruits, which have many properties used to treat certain diseases.
The carob tree is rich in minerals such as iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese and selenium. For vitamins, this tree contains vitamin B6, folic acid, thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin.
Carob tree tannins contain gallic acid, which is known for its antiallergic and antibacterial properties. The calcium and phosphorus it contains reduce the risk of osteoporosis, they are good for teeth, bones and gums.