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Bottle Gourd Juice
Nutrition & Health Benefits Of Bottle Gourds
Hypertension -High in sodium and potassium, bottle gourd is an excellent vegetable for hypertension patients.
Diabetes -It is a suitable vegetable for light, low-cal diets as well as for children, people with digestive problems, diabetics and convalescents.
High in Water Content -High in water content, calabash gourd is cooling, calming, diuretic and easy to digest when cooked.
Constipation -The vegetable is very effective in treating constipation and other digestive disorders.
Treats Urinary Disorders -It helps in treating urinary disorders, since it serves as an alkaline mixture for treating burning sensation in urinary passage, caused by high acidity of urine.
Balances Liver Functioning -Bottle gourd is recommended by ayurvedic physicians for balancing the liver function, when the liver is inflamed and cannot efficiently process food for maximum nutrition and assimilation.
Treats Grey Hair -Drinking a glass of bottle gourd juice once in the early morning helps in treating grey hair.
Insomnia -Mixing the juice with sesame oil provides an effective medicine for insomnia. Massage the scalp with this preparation every night.
Epilepsy / Indigestion / Acidity - Bottle gourd juice is very helpful in treating insanity, epilepsy, stomach acidity, indigestion, ulcers and other nervous diseases.
Cardiac Tonic / Bronchitis / Asthma -The bitter variety of calabash gourd is considered as a cardiac tonic, an antidote for poisoning and a tonic for alleviating bronchitis, cough, asthma, and biligenic affections.
Prevents Fatigue - A glass of bottle gourd juice, mixed with a little salt, helps in preventing excessive loss of sodium from the body. It quenches thirst, prevents fatigue and keeps one refreshed during summers.
Jaundice -The juice extracted from the leaves of bottle gourd is beneficial in jaundice.
Weight Loss -Bottle gourd juice is also very useful for shedding extra calories and maintaining optimum health.