This is why you should include bilimbi in your diet

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Jul 05, 2017

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  • Bilimbi or kamias is a tropical fruit.
  • It is staply used in cooking and traditional medicines.
  • Bilimbi has many health benefits.

Bilimbi or kamias, is a tropical tree found naturally in Malaysia, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philinines, and Sri Lanka. Its fruit is used for cooking and traditional medicine. Being highly acidic in nature, the fruit is best consumed after certain preparations. Here is why you should eat bilimbi.



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Fights acne

Bilimbi contains substances that help fight acne. All you have do is cut the fruit into half peices and apply it on the affected area 2-3 times a day. This will also help minimise the facial pores.

Controls diabetes

If you’ve diabetes, kamias can help control it. Cut few bilimbi fruits into pieces and boil them with 1 cup of water until the water gets half. Strain the solution and drink it 2 times a day.

Treats skin fungus

Wash bilimbi and cut it into pieces. Grind all the pieces. Now apply this paste 2 times a day to get rid of skin fungus.

Treats rheumatism

If you’re struggling with pain due to rheumatism, seek help from bilimbi. Prepare a paste of bilimbi and apply it on the affected area. For best results, apply it 2-3 times a day.


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