Amazing Benefits of Lady Finger (Bhindi) For Skin, Hair And Health

Amazing Benefits of Lady Finger (Bhindi) For Skin, Hair And Health


Okra is better known by its common name as lady’s finger or gumbo. This high fiber vegetable is known for its high soluble and insoluble fiber content. This vegetable is usually used in many recipes and is also a part of many nutritional diets as it is highly beneficial.It is low in calorie and high on fiber content making it ideal food for weight loss. Okra is known to aid in the prevention of diabetes. It is rich in fiber that helps in the prevention of this disease.Vitamin K is a co-factor in the blood-clotting process. It also plays a major role in strengthening the bones in our body.Asthma can also be treated by including okra/ lady’s fingers in your meals. People diagnosed with asthma are strongly suggested to consume okra.By facilitating the proper absorption of water, okra/ lady’s finger vegetable ensures free motion disposal by the body and, hence, prevents constipation.Okra helps prevent sunstrokes.With the regular usage of okra, in either the raw or the cooked form, you can avoid obesity to a great extent. Obesity is not necessarily due to the consumption of fatty and calorific foods but also due to the lack of nutrients.

Benefits of ladyfinger  :

Weight Lose : People who aspire to lose weight can eat lady’s finger to facilitate weight loss.The low calorie content of Okra (30 kcal / 100 gm) and its high fibre content make it a suitable food for weight loss.

 Skin Benefits : Okra is a rich source of dietary fiber. It is also keeps the digestion problems away. Proper digestion reflects through a healthy-looking skin. Vitamin C found in okra helps maintain a younger looking skin. It aids in repairing the body tissues. This, in turn, helps keep your skin younger and also makes it look more vibrant.

Hair Benefits : If you are tired of your distressed hair, try using okra to get that bounce back. Boil okra with some water and the transparent mucilage that you get can be used to get your bouncy hair back. Okra is an excellent moisturizer for your dry and itchy scalp. It leaves your hair feeling soft and isn’t harmful like the other cosmetics available in the market. Okra improves the overall scalp condition and fights dandruff. It moisturizes your scalp and keeps dandruff 
 good for pregnant women : Women who are pregnant will benefit from the consumption of lady’s finger as it contains Vitamin B9 or folic acid which can help prevent neurological birth defects in their newborn. 

Helps control diabetes:  Okra is packed with dietary fibre that helps stabilisation of blood sugar levels by regulation of the rate of absorption of sugar from the digestive tract.



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