There are numerous wood apple trees in the villages in Cambodia where we are currently living. The season when the fruit get ripe start in October. Wood Apple also called Bael Fruit scientifically known as Aegle marmelos. It was first originated in India however, presently found throughout the Southeast Asia. It is widely cultivated in Thailand, Sri Lanka and other regions of the southern Asia. It is the most sacred fruit in India traditionally used as a medicine and home remedy,
Bael fruit is mild sweet with an aroma reminiscent of raisins, naturally fruity. A soft taste with no caffeine gives this tea a naturally refreshing sensation, welcome throughout the day and night.
The health benefits of bael fruit or Wood Apple include relief from constipation, indigestion, peptic ulcer, respiratory problems, diarrhea, and dysentery. It also boosts the immune system, fights off bacterial and viral infections, reduces inflammation and various inflammatory conditions, prevent cancer, increases milk production for nursing mothers, cures diabetes, increases ocular health, and helps prevent various sexual dysfunctions. Here are some of great medicinal value of Bael Fruit:
Good remedy for Cholesterol The Bael Fruit Tea is the best option to cure cholesterol problem. It lowers the triglycerides level and enhance the amount of good fat in your body.
Natural treatment for cardiovascular diseases The Bael Fruit Tea contains potassium, dietary fibres, antioxidants and many more trace metals. All of these contributes to prevent coronary heart disease. It regulates the smooth transportation of blood thus maintaining your heart health.
Detoxification of body The Bael Fruit Tea is highly recommended for blood purification and the removal of toxin.
Controls diabetes The Bael Fruit Tea contains laxatives thus energizes the pancreas for the proper secretion of insulin. It produces enough insulin that is the requirement for the control of blood sugar.
Aiding in microbial actions The Bael Fruit Tea contains cuminaldehyde and eugenol in it that are anti-microbial in nature. It protects you against all kinds of seasonal and minor ailments.
Good for eyesight Bael fruit also aids in macular degeneration. It is rich in Vitamin A, beta-carotene, antioxidants and many other trace metals that are great for eye disorders. Regular intake of Bael Fruit Tea increases your eyesight and able to cure many eye diseases.
Enhances hemoglobin count Wood apple is rich in Iron, copper and other trace metals. Bael fruit balances your hemoglobin count and protects you against hemoglobin. Not only the fruit, but its leaves too are highly beneficial.
Good for scurvy Scurvy is a disease caused due to the deficiency of Vitamin C. Bael fruit is rich in Vitamins and minerals thus aiding in all the ailment due to vitamin lack. In the disease, the gums and the tooth areas turns gluey red. Bael fruit is rich in Vitamin A, C, B6, B12, K, trace metals, antioxidants and minerals. It is a good ease for scurvy patients. Regular consumption of ripe bael fruit can treat the scurvy to a great extent.
Liver Health As a good source of beta-carotene, wood apples also cure liver problems. They contain thiamine and riboflavin, both of which are known as liver health booster.
Energy Booster Nutrients found in bael fruit boost organ activity and metabolic speed. This all results in additional energy and reserves in the body. The high protein content also means that the body can heal faster and the muscles can grow stronger, further boosting energy reserves.