The presence of tannin in the bel fruit helps in curing diseases like diarrhoea and cholera. The dried powder of the fruit is used to treat chronic diarrhoea. The extract of unripe bael fruit can effectively treat haemorrhoids and vitiligo. It is also used to treat anaemia, ear and eye disorders
2. Reduces gastric ulcer
Bel has certain phenolic compounds containing anti-oxidants that help in fighting gastric ulcers, particularly, gastroduodenal ulcers. This type of ulcer is caused due to the imbalance in the acidic level in the stomach.
3. Antimicrobial property
Researchers have proved that the extract of bael fruit has antimicrobial functions. It also has anti viral and anti fungal properties that help in treating various infections in the body
4. Can cure scurvy
The scurvy disease is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin C, and this affects the blood vessels. Bel being a rich source of vitamins is capable of curing this disease when added to the diet
5. Can control cholesterol
The extract of Bel leaf can be used to control the cholesterol level in blood which makes the bael leaves highly therapeutic too.
6 . Can solve respiratory problems
Inflammation can be quickly cured when the extract of Bael is applied to the inflamed region.
8. Can be used to treat heart diseases
The juice of ripe bel fruit, when mixed with ghee and added to daily diet prevents heart diseases. It is a traditional method which has been used for ages to treat diseases like heart strokes and attacks.
9. Can prevent constipation
Bel fruit is said to be the best natural medicine to cure constipation. Adding a small amount of black pepper and salt to the pulp and consuming it removes toxins from the intestines. It can also be taken in the form of sherbet to cure constipation.
10. Can control diabetes
Bel is rich in laxatives which make it useful in controlling the blood sugar levels. It is because it energises the pancreas and makes it produce enough amount of insulin which is necessary to control sugar level in the blood