Short Description :- Ash gourd, also known as white gourd or wax gourd is an ash-colored, huge vegetable like the pumpkin. It is normally cultivated for its nutritive and medicinal values. It consists of large amount of moisture and a small amount of protein, carbohydrates, fat and fiber.
Uses :- It is great for soups, curries, as well as desserts and sweets. Use it with dal to make Kootu, or add along with other vegetables in Sambhar, Avial etc.
1) Keeps stomach free of ulcers and intestinal parasites
2) Aids in weight loss
3) Helps stop bleeding
4) Helps fight mental illnesses
5) Beneficial for face and hair