Gokhru-Health Benefits


Amaravathi: Commonly known by a plethora of names, gokhru or puncture vine is a type of herb that has been widely used in the Siddha, Ayurveda, Unani, Kashmiri and traditional Chinese medicine. It has been a definite part of the natural medicine field, for thousands of years. It is used as a 1. general tonic, rather like a cure to various health problems. In each medicinal field where gokhru is used, that is Chinese and Indian, the herb has varied uses. The plant as a whole is used in traditional medicine.Today, the ancient herb is widely recognized for its ability to restore as well increase the testosterone levels. It is used around the globe due to the amazing benefits the herb possesses. The herb is usually used in the form of 2. powder, pill or liquid extract which is obtained from drying the gokhru fruit. Read on to know about the benefits and uses of the ancient herb, that is making its place in the current day health scene
Nutritional Value Of Gokhru According to the study conducted by Shail, Kumar, and Tripathi on the effect of gokhru as a health supplement for pregnant women, the nutritional value of gokhru powder is as follows. 100 grams of gokhru powder has 73.40 Kcal of total energy, and a minute percentage of fat (0.52 grams). 15.9 grams carbohydrates 3. 1.3 grams protein 14.2 grams vitamin C 59 grams calcium, and 19.92 micrograms total flavonoids.