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Amazing benefits of Pointed Gourd Parwal that you do not know

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:May 23, 2016
Pointed gourd, popularly known as 'parwal' in Indian households, is a healthy, inexpensive, and delicious vegetable. Here are some more reasons to include parwal or pointed gourd in your diet.
  • 1

    Aids digestion

    Healthy vegetables like parwal are good for digestion. The vegetable is loaded with good amount of fiber thereby improves digestion. Another one of the best health benefits of pointed gourd is that it provides you relief from gastrointestinal and a few problems associated with the liver. Image source: vegfru.

    Aids digestion
  • 2

    Cures constipation

    Suffering from constipation? Well, include parwal in your diet as the seeds it contains are helpful in relieving stool thereby curing constipation.

     Cures constipation
  • 3

    Helps in weight loss

    If you are looking for ways to lose weight, include parwal vegetable in your diet. Yes, this vegetable contains less calories and yet it can keep stomach full for longer, thus, further reducing your urge to eat. Image source:

    Helps in weight loss
  • 4

    Purifies blood

    Consumption of parwal on regular basis can purify your blood. It not only cleanses the blood tissues but also makes your skin look great. Image source: Getty

    Purifies blood
  • 5

    Reduces flu

    According to Ayurveda, parwal has the ability to improve your immunity. Besides, it also acts an effective remedy for flu, throat problems and high temperatures.Image Source: Getty

    Reduces flu
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