Drumstick is a very common vegetable and it is popularly used in South Indian curries like ‘sambar’. This well-known veggie, cultivated in several regions of India, has got excellent therapeutic values and high nutrition contents. It can help you find the way out from a number of diseases you face in day-to-day life.
Here are some of the benefits you get from drumsticks:
1. It builds strong bones
Drumsticks can be consumed either in the form of juice or with milk on a daily basis. Having this veggie regularly will also help your bone density rise. Drumsticks contain a high amount of calcium, iron and other vitamins which result in this phenomenon.
2. Purifies blood
If you consume this vegetable frequently, it would help you purify your blood whereas it also acts as a potent antibiotic agent. Similarly, it can also reduce acne and other related skin problems.
3. Lowers blood sugar levels
This green vegetable can also cure diabetes as it reduces the blood glucose levels in the body. Also, it enhances the gall bladder function so that the sugar levels in the body would go low.
4. Respiratory problems
A cup of drumstick soup can help you get away from a sore throat, cough or congestion. It contains certain anti-inflammatory properties which treat a lot of respiratory complications by flushing out your toxic load from your body.
People suffering from lung diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, and tuberculosis can also find some reliefs if they use drumsticks on a regular basis.
5. Good for pregnant women
To an extent, complications which precede or succeed pregnancy can also be solved if such women use these drumsticks food regularly. Because it contains essential vitamins and minerals which are helpful in reducing the sluggishness of the uterus. Similarly, it boosts the milk production after delivery which is beneficial to both mother and the baby.
Infections related to throats and skins can be cured by this as the leaves and flowers contain antibacterial agents which prevent them. However, the presence of Vitamin C helps to boost the immune activity of the body.
The B-complex vitamins such as niacin, riboflavin, folic acid and pyridoxine in drumsticks could help in making the digestion process easy. They regulate the digestive process by breaking down the complex carbohydrates, proteins, and fats into their simpler forms.
8. Reduces Cancer Level
Similarly, constant usage of drumstick and its leaves decreases the probability of getting cancer by 80%. It also helps in the recovery period of breast cancer.
9. Reduces Intestine Tumor or Ulcer
Researchers say drumstick extract can also cure intestine tumour and ulcer.
10. Improves Vision of Eye and Retina
People who are regular to this veggie has an enhanced vision of eye as clears the toxins through the retina thus boosts the lifetime of the retina.
11. Enhances sexual health
Last but not the least, the presence of good amounts of zinc in drumsticks is helpful in enhancing the process of spermatogenesis along with playing a key role in female sterility along with curing impotency, premature ejaculation, and thinness of semen.