Bottle gourd has been an important part of Indian cuisines as well as Ayurvedic Medical system since ages but it was recently when the world has recognized its magical effects in weight loss and promoting a healthy life. Though it is widely used by many people, it is wise to consider the precautions before consuming the juice and should not be consumed excessively.
With smooth light green colored skin, bottle gourd is one of the most used vegetables in Indian cuisines. Also known as Calabash, Lauki or dudhi in various local dialects, Bottle gourd’s juice is been used for medicinal purposes since ages and holds a prominent role in Indian Ayurvedic medicine system. Though the juice has been known for magical effects in many health ailments including high blood cholesterol, overweight, diabetes, digestive problems, it can be dangerous if a toxic bottle gourd juice is consumed. It has even proved fatal in some cases. Let us know its nutrition facts, health benefits and some caution related to its consumption.
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