Saturday, March 16, 2013

Ridge Gourd

Ridge Gourd:                                                                           Recipes using Ride Gourd

Ridge gourd is low in fat, high in fiber and has blood purifying contains insulin and control blood and sugar is best for weight loss as it has less calories.

Nutritional Values with Ridge Gourd:

  • Ridge gourd contains Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, beta-carotene (Vitamin-A), niacin, iron, phosphorus, calcium, iodine and fluorine.
  • Ridge Gourd is bitter in taste and some are sweet in taste.
  • Ridge Gourd leaves juice is used for reducing diabetics.
  • Ridge Gourd leaves juice will cure eye diseases and conjunctivitis when it is used as eye drops.
  • Ridge Gourd leaves juice will act as an ointment for all type of skin diseases (eczema, psoriasis) and piles.
  • Ridge Gourd leaves juice with garlic is applied to cure leprosy.
  • Ridge Gourd will permanently cure constipation, if it is used as a recipe in the food.
  • Ridge Gourd seeds have colisynthin which acts as laxative. 
  • Ridge Gourd will reduce sugar levels in the body.
  • Ridge Gourd acts as an antidote for alcoholics and protects liver.
  • Ridge Gourd gives relief for piles due to its laxative properties. 
  • Ridge Gourd has Vitamin- A which acts good for eye sight.
  • Ridge gourd improves immunity power when it was taken as juice on empty stomach.
  • Ridge gourd contains dietary fiber which aids weight loss. 
  • Ridge gourd is used extensively as a medicine for jaundice disease. 
  • Ridge Gourd dry powder is used to protect the color of hair when it is applied weekly.
  • Ridge Gourd gives cooling effect on the body.
  • Ridge gourd purifies the blood and prevents acne and pimples.
  • Ridge gourd when it dried naturally acts as external body cleanser and popularly known as loofah sponge.
  • Ridge Gourd juice will cure asthma and kills worms in stomach.
  • Ridge Gourd is taken as food after fever. It eliminates bitter taste tongue after fever. 
  • Ridge Gourd helps in absorbing nutrients in to body.

Cautions with Ridge Gourd:

  • Ridge Gourd has diuretic property.
  •  Select thick green and stiff Ridge Gourd.

Juices with Ridge Gourd:

  • Ridge Gourd juice early in the morning can strengthen the immune system and fights against any infection.
  • Ridge Gourd + Lime Juice will act as remedy for burning sensation while passing urine.
  • Ridge Gourd Root + Milk will eliminate kidney stones.


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