Benefits of Brinjal

Brinjal is high in water content and potassium. It is supposed to possess many medicinal properties and is used as a remedy for cancer, hypertension and diabetes.
Benefits of Brinjal

Benefits of Brinjal

1. Eating brinjals roasted on fire after putting some salt into it cures excessive phlegm and wind humor of the body.

2. Soup made up of brinjal and tomato increases the appetite and helps in digestion.

3. Eating soft brinjal after baking it on fire and with raw sugar on empty stomach in the morning, cures the enlarged spleem due to malaria.

4. Taking soft and baked brinjal with honey in the evening helps in having a sound sleep. Using it for some days cures insomnia.

5. The use of brinjal destroys the stones in its initial stage.

6. If brinjal is taken in its mashed form or as soup with asafoetida and garlic, it cures flatulation.

Nutritional Information
Total Fat 27.5g
Saturated Fat5.2g
Cholesterol16mg
Sodium62mg
Potassium618mg
Total Carbohydrates17.8g
Dietary Fiber4.9g
Protein8g
Sugars11.4g

Facts About Brinjal

Brinjal is not beneficial for person having excessive bile humor and one who has acidity problem. Pregnant woman should avoid its use. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, all parts of the plant can be used to stop intestinal bleeding. The fruit of the plant is used as an antidote in cases of mushroom poisoning.