Bottle Gourd (OPO Squash)

Weight: PER LB
The benefits of green vegetables are known to everyone. And bottle gourd, commonly known as lauki, is a vegetable with many health benefits. It is known by different names such as white-flowered gourd, calabash, New Guinea bean, Tasmania bean and long melon. The vegetable is not only limited to providing a cooling effect in the body, but is quite beneficial for the heart and even helps reduce sleeping disorders. Bottle gourd comes in a variety of shapes: small and bottle shaped, huge and round or slim and twisty. The vegetable can grow over a metre long.

Here are a few health benefits of bottle gourd and why you should include this vegetable in your daily diet.

Reduces stress

Consuming lauki on a daily basis can help in reducing stress. The water content in bottle gourd has a cooling effect on the body.

Benefits the heart

This vegetable is also extremely beneficial for keeping one’s heart healthy. Consuming lauki juice twice or thrice in a week will support in maintaining a healthy heart and will also regulate blood pressure.