Lauki (bottle gourd) is high in nutrients like Vitamin B, Vitamin C, fiber, and high water content. Due to this, it helps to prevent constipation, indigestion, and piles.
Lauki is a climber plant and belongs to the Cucurbitaceae family. It is available in different shapes like large and round or bottle-shaped. It is cooling in nature, so it is best to consume it during summers when the weather is scorching hot outside.
Here are the health benefits of lauki (bottle gourd):
Promotes weight loss
Due to the rich amount of fiber, lauki helps keep you full for a longer period and prevents cravings. As a result, you do not munch unnecessary food and lose extra weight.
Lauki is a good source of vitamins, minerals and high in water content. Due to this, it keeps the body well-nourished and hydrated. Thus it prevents weakness and fatigue, especially during summers.
Good for diabetes
Lauki has antihyperglycemic effects, which means it helps to prevent blood sugar spikes. As a result, it is advisable for a person who has diabetes.