Wednesday, June 26, 2019


Okra is a tall annual herb (Abelmoschus esculentus) of the mallow family that is cultivated for its mucilaginous green pods used especially in soups or stews; also a nutritious and healthy vegetable. 

Here are the health benefits of Okra:

1. Treats Diabetes:
Okra has a property that contains insulin, which are beneficial for the treatment of diabetes. As a result its water helps to reduce the sugar level in the blood.  

2. Treats a Sore Throat And Cough:
Okra contains antibacterial properties that help to reduce this soreness. Therefore, Okra water use for treatment of sore throat and cough. 

3. Improves The Immune System:
Okra water contains high amounts of Vitamin C and antioxidants, which help to improve the immunity power of a person.

4. Strengthens The Bones:
The folate present in okra offers great benefits during the pregnancy for both the mother and the child. It increases the density of the bones resulting in stronger and healthier bones, preventing osteoporosis.

5. Treats Diarrhoea:
Diarrhoea causes a huge loss of water from the body, leaving one completely dehydrated. Okra water helps to replenish this lost water and various other minerals in the body.  

6. Relieves Constipation:
Okra water is the soluble fibre, which regulates cholesterol, its water is a natural laxative and contains fibre that helps to ease the bowel movements.

7. Treats Anaemia:
Okra water contains many vitamins and minerals like Vitamin A, Vitamin C, magnesium, etc., which help in producing more red blood cells in the body which helps in treatment of anaemia. 

8. Reduces Asthma Attack:
Okra water helps to curb asthma attacks. It is always better to prevent it rather than curing it.

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