16 Amazing Benefits Of Bael Juice For Skin, Hair And Health

The invigorating juice of this nutrient-rich fruit is all you need for a refreshing day.

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Bael is one tree whose every part is rich with medicinal and therapeutic benefits! While its leaves can be eaten raw to boost your gut health and overall immunity, bael juice benefits you in several significant ways as well! The bael fruit is a woody hard fruit with sweet fibrous pulp inside. You can simply break open and squeeze out the pulp to make the most of this nutritious juice! Mix it in with some water, jaggery, and pepper powder and you have a natural healing potion for many common ailments! Commonly known as wood apple, this fruit is considered so pure and therapeutic, it is used for religious purposes as well, along with prayers and rituals. It is inherently rich in beta-carotene, important minerals, and vitamins like riboflavin, thiamine, vitamin C, etc. To know the various ways this nutrient-rich bael juice can benefit you, read on!

Bael Juice Benefits

1. Heart diseases

Mix the juice of ripe bael fruit with some ghee. Include this mixture in your daily diet to prevent heart related diseases like heart strokes and attacks. This can reduce blood glucose levels by nearly 54%.

2. Gastro protection properties

This magical juice can cure gastric ulcers that are caused due to the imbalance of mucosa levels or oxidative stress in gastric tract. The phenolic compounds present in this juice are filled with antioxidants to reduce gastric ulcers.

3. Cholesterol control

Bael juice helps in cholesterol control and also reduces blood cholesterol levels. Bael juice controls triglycerides, serum and tissue lipid profiles.

4. Antimicrobial properties

Bael juice has antimicrobial properties. The extracted juice is used to control fungal and viral infections. They have antimicrobial properties since the juice contains cuminaldehyde and eugenol in it.

5. Anti-inflammatory properties

Bael juice contains anti-inflammatory properties that are used to reduce histamine induced contractions. This also gives positive results to relax and sooth inflamed organs.

6. Constipation

Bael fruit juice is best consumed remedy to reduce constipation and stomach pain. This contains laxative properties to clean and tone the intestines. Drinking this regularly for 2-3 months will reduce sub-chronic constipation. You can mix this with sugar and drink twice a day to ease stomach pain for kids. Add some black pepper and salt to the juice to remove toxins from the intestines.

7. Dysentery and diarrhoea

In ayurveda, this is said to cure diarrhoea and dysentery without fever. You can also mix it with jaggery or sugar.

8. Cooler

Drink bael fruit juice with honey to cure acidity. You can also apply this on your tongue to cure mouth ulcers. Drink bael juice before lunch or dinner to reduce heat and thirst from body. This can be the best drink during the scorching summers!

9. Skin rash

Mix 30ml of bay leaf juice, cumin with bael juice and drink it twice a day to cure urticaria. This can also be beneficial for skin rash and its symptoms like pale red, raised, itchy bumps.

10. Breast milk

Wood apple juice can be consumed with dry ginger powder and jaggery by the infant mothers. This helps to produce more milk for the infants.

11. Cancer

Consume this juice regularly to prevent or cure breast cancer.

12. Blood purifier

Mix 50 gms pulp juice with some warm water and sufficient honey. This drink will help you to purify your blood.

13. Haemorrhoids

Tannin in the bael fruit juice is useful to cure diarrhoea, cholera, haemorrhoids and vitiligo. This is also helpful in the anaemia, ear and eye disorders treatment. In ayurveda, the juice is mixed with turmeric and ghee and spread on fractured bones to treat fracture.

14. Scurvy

Scurvy is a disease that occurs due to the deficiency of vitamin c. This has harmful effects on the blood vessels. Bael juice is a good source of vitamins and cures this disease.

15. Respiratory problems

The juice of bael fruit can cure respiratory problems such as asthma or cold. This also gives resistance to cold.

16.  Control diabetes

Bael juice contains laxatives that are helpful to control the blood sugar levels. It stimulates the pancreas and helps them in enough production of insulin that controls sugar level in the blood.

Bael tree has roots in religion and herbal medicine. The various benefits of bael juice can be attributed to its rich nutrition profile. It is a good source of minerals, vitamins, and beneficial phytonutrients that help improve overall health. Bael juice may help heart and gut health. It is a natural laxative with antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. Nevertheless, excess use may have side effects. Since its safety standards have not been determined, pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult a doctor before consuming bael juice.

Frequently Asked Questions

Does bael cause gas?

Yes. The intake of bael in moderation may help improve digestion, but its excessive consumption may lead to gas and bloating. However, limited data is available to prove these claims.

Is bael juice good for the liver?

Yes. Bael leaves exhibit hepatoprotective properties that help protect the liver from damage (1).

Is bael good for kidney patients?

Yes. Much anecdotal evidence suggests that the leaf and fruit extract of bael is great for people with kidney problems. However, limited data is available in this regard.
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  1. The Hepatoprotective Effect of Bael Leaves (Aegle Marmelos) in Alcohol Induced Liver Injury in Albino Rats.
    https://www.researchgate.net/publication/216522479_The_Hepatoprotective_Effect_of_Bael_Leaves_Aegle_Marmelos_in_Alcohol_Induced_Liver_Injury_in_Albino_Rats
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Reda Elmardi
Reda Elmardi is a registered dietician, certified nutritionist, and certified strength and conditioning specialist trainer. He has more than 10 years of experience and has been an NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Trainer since 2015.

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Tanya Choudhary
Tanya ChoudharyHealth & Wellness Writer
Tanya is an ISSA certified Specialist in Fitness & Nutrition. She specializes in writing articles on ingredients that benefit skin, hair, and health. She believes in the right health and lifestyle practices and strives to promote the same to everyone around her.

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