Wood Apple (Bael)-2pc
The health benefits of wood apple include relief from constipation, indigestion, peptic ulcer, piles, respiratory problems, diarrhea, and dysentery. It also boosts the immune system, fights off bacterial and viral infections, reduces inflammatory conditions, increases milk production for nursing mothers, cures diabetes, improves ocular health, and helps prevent sexual dysfunctions.
What is Wood Apple?
The wood apple (Limonia acidissima) is a fruit, which has other names like elephant apple, and monkey fruit. In some parts of the world, this fruit is called elephant apple because it is a favorite food of elephants, while in other areas, it gets the name wood apple because of its hard wooden shell. It is considered sacred by Hindus and is widely cultivated and eaten in India.
The wood apple tree is native to India but is also found in Sri Lanka, Thailand, and other regions in the southern part of Asia. The tree can grow up to 30 feet in height and the edible fruits are 5-9cm in diameter. Their shells are tough, and the inside consists of a brownish pulp and small white seeds. The pulp can be eaten raw, but it is popularly scooped out and frozen or made into jam. It can also be mixed with coconut milk for a delicious, healthy beverage or frozen into an ice cream., fruits