5 Reasons You Need To Have Bael Fruit

Bael is an excellent choice to load yourself up high in fibre and low in calories. Rich source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Potassium, Bael also provides riboflavin, meeting over 90 per cent of its daily recommended value (DV).

By Hima
23 Jun 2022

Bael fruit is one of the highest antioxidant-rich foods in India, says a paper in the Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2021. From fighting skin infections, protecting the stomach to preventing bacteria-induced diarrhea, here’s everything you need to know on the health benefits of bael fruit.


Bael fruit for Gut Health

1. Bael fruit has a compound called tannins that help us fight against shigella (a bacteria that causes shigellosis) that causes diarrhea and cholera.

2. Bael fruit has antibacterial and antifungal properties that help control gastric ulcers.

3. The laxative properties of bael fruit help prevent constipation, shows a paper published in the Pharma Innovation Journal, 2021.


Bael fruit for Heart Health

1. Bael fruit is a cardio protective fruit that contains riboflavin that reduces the prevalence of heart diseases.

2. It plays a pivotal role in detoxifying the body, especially cholesterol, shows a paper in the Journal of Food Biochemistry, 2020. Thus reducing the risk of heart attack.

3. Bael prevents the accumulation of lipids, in turn reducing the risk of atherosclerosis (arteries are filled with fat), heart blocks, and blood clots.


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Bael fruit for Lungs

1. Bael fruit helps in treating common cold, cough and flu symptoms due to its anti-inflammatory and antibiotic properties.

2. Its anti- asthmatic properties helps the body get rid of mucus and frees the airway for breathing.

3. Bael fruit is highly valuable in treating bronchitis and asthmatic conditions, says a paper published in the Springer Immunology Journal,2021.


Bael fruit for Skin

1. Bael Fruit’s antioxidants help delay the skin’s ageing process and its antibacterial properties helps reduce the risk of skin infections.

2. Beal fruit contains carotene that helps prevent skin diseases, says a paper published in the CSIR-NIScPR Journal, 2022.


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Bael fruit for Immune System

1. Bael fruit is a powerhouse of Vitamin C that is essential for growth and repair of all body tissues.

2. Eating bael fruit strengthens immunity and thereby helps the body fight off bacteria and viruses, shows a paper in the Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization, 2021.

3. Bael fruit improves lactation in mothers, in turn the infant's immune system gets the prolactin and corticoids, agrees a paper published in the Phytomedicine Plus Journal,2022.






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