Health Benefits Of Bottle Gourd

Bottle gourd is known by different names like long melon, calabash gourd, white-flowered gourd, etc, and has many health benefits. The benefits of green vegetables have a long list and bottle gourd is no exception. Bottle gourd not only has a cooling effect on the body but even is quite beneficial for the heart and helps reduce sleeping disorders.

Here are some amazing health benefits of bottle gourd.

Helps to reduce stress:

Eating bottle gourd can help in reducing stress. It has a cooling impact on the body due to its water content. It even has sedative properties and relaxes the body.

Good for heart health:

Bottle gourd is beneficial for your heart health. Drinking lauki juice at least thrice every week will not only help in maintaining a healthy heart but will also keep a check on your blood pressure.

Aids in weight loss:

Consuming calabash juice is believed to help in weight loss. It is loaded with vitamins, iron, and potassium. Drinking its juice every day will help you reduce your weight for sure.

Helps in treating sleep disorders:

Bottle gourd has a cooling effect on the body and even reduces stress which even helps in treating sleep disorders. You can consume calabash before bed for a sound sleep.

Good for your skin:

Bottle gourd juice acts as a natural cleanser and removes toxicity from the body. It is good for your skin.

Helps in digestion:

Bottle gourd is rich in fiber and has alkali content thus, it helps in digestion and in treating acidity.

These are some of the amazing health benefits of calabash also known as bottle gourd. To know more about a healthy diet contact a diet coach or nutritionist.


Nutritionist & Diet Coach

1. Anita Sahu - Nutritionist & Diet Coach - Utopia Life Coach & DP's Cuisine Restaurant in Siliguri, West Bengal, India.