Six amazing health benefits of Falsa


This the time for markets to get flooded with the carts loaded with tasty and piquant, one of Pakistanis’ love, the ‘Falsa’. Falsas come from Grewia Asiatica tree and are native to Sub-continent. Here are its health benefits,

The unripe Falsa has this one of the amazing health benefits that it is very effective in alleviating inflammation. So, it can do well for respiratory, cardiac and hematologic inflammatory conditions as well in feverish states.

Falsa is often advised from patients who suffer from asthma, bronchitis, colds, coughs, and sore throats. It contains a plethora of nutrients and minerals, including but not limited to magnesium, iron, potassium, calcium, carbohydrates and Vitamin A and C.

It is a great source of antioxidants, which are vital in combating age deterioration and ageing as well. It is now scientifically proved that antioxidants play a great role in preventing cancer. It makes for a great low fat, low sodium snack.

Falsa holds 5.53 grams of dietary fiber per 100 grams rendering the fruit great digestive and thus can relieve stomach aches. Studies claim that consumption of Falsa normalizes, and can maintain heart rate and blood pressure. This itsy bitsy berry seems to have a host of therapeutic benefits on every system in the body. It is a major player in maintaining homeostasis with respect to body fluids.

Not only the mass, but its seeds are also beneficial. Studies show that nutrients present in its seeds are good for fertility related problems.

Falsa is the natural cooling agent in human body. Its juice is used to quench the thirst and prevent nausea, vomiting and Gastric Intestinal unease linked with heat stroke. It is magical for heat stroke victims.

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