New Delhi : Gooseberry fruits are used in making vegetables and pickles. While it is also useful to make chutney in Indian households. In English it is known as Jasmine Flower. While in scientific parlance it is called Carissa carandas. This plant is found in some states of North India including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra. Gooseberry looks green in raw and white and pink after ripening. It has many medicinal properties, which are beneficial for health. Gooseberry is no less than a boon, especially for diabetics. If you are unaware of its benefits, then let us know the health benefits of gooseberry-
Beneficial for diabetes patients
Gooseberry blossoms in the rainy season. While flowers start coming from the month of March. It has anti-oxidant and anti-bacterial properties. According to an article published in researchgate, gooseberry is a useful drug for type 2 diabetes patients. The result of this study has been shocking. According to this research, consumption of gooseberry keeps the sugar level controlled. Also, the risk of diabetes also decreases.
It has antibacterial properties, which helps in preventing infections. Its consumption is beneficial especially in flu, malaria and fever which occur in the rainy season. Making a decoction of gooseberry leaves and drinking it gives quick relief in fever. Its intake also strengthens the immune system, as it has antibacterial properties.
Stomach disorders are cured
Consumption of gooseberry cures all stomach disorders. If you suffer from constipation, consume gooseberry to get rid of it. While for indigestion, mix gooseberry powder in water and consume it.
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