Saturday, November 7th, 2009

Bottle Gourd- Storehouse of Good Health


Extremely low in fat and rich in fiber, iron and vitamin C, bottle Gourd is a wonder food item. Ayurveda has described it as the most nutritious and vital vegetable in one’s diet. Being a rich source of essential minerals, iron, protein and fibre, this most neglected vegetable is full of medicinal values.

• Bottle gourd is rich in fibre helps in preventing constipation and other digestive disorders like flatulence and piles.

• Cooked Bottle gourd is anti-bilious. It calms and soothes the system after eating. It also acts as a diuretic and eases constipation.

• Daily dose of its juice help in treating jaundice and inflammation of kidney.

• Full of vitamins and minerals, its juice is considered to be highly beneficial in the treatment of insanity, epilepsy and other nervous diseases.

• Drinking its juice regularly acts instantly on stomach acidity, indigestion and ulcers.

• Taken on daily basis it relieves burning sensation in urinary passage caused due to high acidity of urine. It serves as an alkaline mixture.

What more! It helps one lose weight fast.

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