Bottle gourd which is also known as lauki in Hindi is a very light green coloured vegetable hence, it becomes one of the most cultivated vegetables in India. Lauki juice finds its special place in the vegetable juices to help promote general health.
A simple lauki juice recipe can be prepared by just washing the lauki and blending it with coriander, mint leaves, lemon juice, salt and water. Also, ginger can be added to the juice which will further enhance the health benefits already provided by the lauki.
Let us now discuss some of the amazing benefits of lauki juice.
- Lauki is rich in water content (nearly about 92%), that helps in hydrating the body.
- Due to its hydrating properties, it becomes an excellent source of coolant, especially in summers.
- It is also rich in vitamin C, A and K and essential minerals like sodium, calcium, iron, zinc and magnesium.
- Lauki juice also helps in lowering down the cholesterol levels and hence, promotes heart health.
- It is also rich in both soluble and insoluble fibre and hence, it promotes better digestion and helps to provide relief in constipation, flatulence and piles.
- Its juice helps to curb appetite especially if taken in the morning on an empty stomach and hence, promotes weight loss.
- It is diuretic in nature and helps in flushing out extra water from the body hence, it becomes effective in treating urinary problems.
- Also helps in treating insomnia and helps to enhance sleep.
- Lauki juice also has some amazing beauty benefits like it prevents baldness and premature greying of hair.
- Not only for hair, lauki juice is a tonic for good health as it promotes healthy glow on the skin and prevents acne and pimples.
- It is also believed that lauki juice has some sedative properties and hence, it helps to reduce stress.
- It also helps in reducing inflammation of the liver and hence it could be beneficial in jaundice and other liver inflammation-related problems.
So, we conclude by saying that lauki juice has amazing benefits like improving the skin, hair, better digestion, heart health but it also provides relief in minor issues that are often neglected like improper sleep, stress, dehydration etc.
And hence, a glass of lauki juice a day keeps health problems away.