Summers are all for water-rich foods one of the highly consumed is Bottle Gourd. It not only helps cool down the body but has many beneficial effects for a healthy heart and regulating sleeping patterns. Bottle Gourd comes in a variety of shapes like huge and round, small and bottle-shaped.
Summer’s are heavy on our body as they drain out hydration from our bodies leading to dehydration. Bottle Gourd has a high percentage of water content with sodium & potassium that replenishes the body to beat the heat.
Helps Manage Weight
The high fibre quantity in Bottle Gourd is used in weight loss diets when consumed in juice form keeps one satiated for longer. The presence of vitamins and minerals like Vitamin C, Vitamin B, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Vitamin E, Iron, Folate, Potassium and Manganese makes it an important food to include in your diet.
Low consumption of water content can be one of the main reasons for indigestion and constipation. Bottle gourd constitutes soluble and insoluble fibre that boosts the digestive system, treats constipation, and reduces acidity and flatulence.
Benefits Heart Health
Consumption of bottle gourd juice on an empty stomach every morning helps in lowering your blood cholesterol levels and maintains healthy heart functions.
Bottle Gourd has a good amount of water content with the presence of choline that helps as a neurotransmitter in the functioning of the brain. And it is great as a stimulator in mental disorders.
Better Sleep Quality
Summers can make it difficult to sleep through the night with unpleasant sleep cycles. To cure this you may have a bottle gourd mixed with sesame oil. Staying hydrated is important for good night sleep.