• January 9, 2020
  • anitha.narayanamurthy
  • 1

Kokum Health Benefits

Kokum is both a Spice and a Medicine. It is widely used in Ayurveda for its medicinal properties. Here are some reasons why kokum should be a part of your diet.

1.Kokum has B Vitamins and contains ascorbic acid, manganese, potassium, dietary fibre and garcinol. Health benefits of kokum are great for pregnancy and the developing baby.

2.It can be used as a preservative as it has anti fungal & anti oxidants properties

3.Kokum is excellent for digestion and people having constipation or diarrhea can have excellent benefits

4.Kokum has anti ageing properties improves texture of hair and skin.

5. kokum also has anti-inflammatory properties. The fruit can be used for the treatment of sores or can be applied directly for dealing with allergies, rashes and burns.

6.Kokum helps avoid dehydration in summers when consumed as kokum juice and has cooling properties very beneficial for summer.

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