☘️Bottle Gourd, Lauki,ghia or dudhi is one of the most light, nutritional and healthy vegetable ,some of you might find louki boring 🙄or tasteless but you will surely want to eat it after knowing it’s goodness.
🌷It is sweet in taste.
🌷 Laghu( light to digest), Snigdha(unctuous) ,Manda(slow) and mridu(soft) .
🌷Sheet virya ( cold in potency)
🌷It balance vata and pitta.
☘️ Health benefits
Lauki is rich in water,minerals and vitamins.
🌻 It cleanses body channels.
🌻It is easy to digest , give nourishment and control appetite.
🌻It helps in reducing weight in healthy way .
🌻 It acts as laxative, increase stool quantity thus helps in relieving constipation, flatulence,piles and other digestive problems.
🌻 It is good for liver,it regenerate liver tissues, improve liver function and it helps in discharging bile from gall bladder so it is good in obstructive jaundice and bile stones.
🌻It is alkalizing in action.
🌻It is good for heart as it maintain cholesterol levels and blood pressure.
🌻It is good for asthma and bronchitis patients.
🌻Good for gouty arthritis.
🌻It has diuretic property, useful in burning urination and other urinary disorders.
🌻 As it is high in water content it helps in preventing excessive thirst in summer and keep body cool and refreshed .
🌻It prevent fatigue.
🌻It has excellent anti-aging property,it prevents premature greying of hair ,wrinkles and other premature aging symptoms.
🌻 It improves memory, good for brain.
🌻 It helps in good sleep .
🌻It is good for children,old and those who are recovering from illness.
How to use lauki??
👉 Ayurveda advice to use cooked lauki you can make sabji ,raita,halwa or kheer of it.
👉 Lauki juice is also good but lauki should not be bitter.
👉 Avoid bitter variety of Lauki.