Bael fruit (Bal Giri) is a fruit of Aegle marmelos native to Southeast Asia. Normally Bael herb has been eaten in all forms, fresh, dried and juice. Bael herb has a long history of medicinal usage in Unani Tibb. This fruit has been used for the treatment of digestive problems, viral infections and fever. The compounds extorted from the fruit reveal prevailing effects in protection against perilous bacteria that if not treated well can cause severe digestive problems, stomach aches and fever.
The Bal Giri contains antioxidants that help in the cure of gastric ulcers, and help in alleviating the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrom. It has also been observed that patients with diabetes can reduce diabetic symptoms with the use of Bal herb. Additionally, its laxative properties provide relief from constipation. It also helps reduce the skin infections.
The stem of Bael fruit contains a chemical constituent named, umbelliferone β-D-galactopyranoside (UFG) that may help in the management of diabetes by reducing plasma insulin levels and fasting blood glucose.
The antibacterial, antiparasitic properties of Bal herb help provide protection against infections called shigellosis, which causes diarrhea and cholera. The bael fruit is also considered effective for the management of diabetes because of its chemical constituent of feronia gum. As mentioned above, bael fruit is good for the treatment of digestive issues such constipation, stomach ulcers and inflammation of the stomach. Bael fruit also helps replenish the deficiency of vitamin C in human body.
Key Constitutions Of Bal Giri
- Acetic acid
- Alpha Amyrin
- Adhatoda Vasica