Apr 15, 2010

Health benefits of Bitter Gourd, Pumpkin & Jackfruit

Bitter Gourd

Used as herbal medicine for diabetes. It has an insulin-like compound that reduces the blood and urine sugar levels.

It is highly beneficial in blood disorders like itching, blood boils, scabies, psoriasis, ring-worms and fungal infections.

Fresh juice of bitter gourd is highly beneficial for different types of diarrhoea and stomach infections.

Its juice has a detoxifying property and helps cleanse, repair and nourish liver.

It can help alleviate eye problems and improve eyesight.


Rich in carotenoids, known for keeping the immune system strong and healthy.

Helps prevent build up of cholesterol, reducing the chances of strokes.

Known to slow the process of aging, it also helps prevent cataract formation.

Reduces the risk of muscular degeneration.

Rich in fiber, it's good for the bowel health of an individual.

Jack fruit

The root of the jack fruit tree is used to treat bug bites, skin allergies, rashes, skin infections and fungal infections.

Helps people suffering from blood pressure and cardiovascular problems.

Rich in phytonutrients that can fight cancer and slow down degeneration of cells.

Benefits people suffering from asthma.

Has anti-ageing, anti-oxidents and anti-ulcer properties.

Source- India Today

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