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Benefits of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali) And Its Side Effects

Cluster beans or Gavar is classified as a humble vegetable. It was found in the wilds but since time has come to be found as an edible food. They are also used for cultivation. It grows in semiarid areas with regular and frequent rainfall. It has been in existence for many centuries but the sad part is that not many know the health benefits of it. Surprisingly cluster beans have all the benefits which attribute to a good and healthy human body. It can help in strengthening of bones and keep your heart healthy by managing the pumping of blood. This leads to having a controlled blood pressure condition etc. With the hike in percentages of contracting to the deadly disease of diabetes all around the world, cluster bean is one vegetable which is excellent in controlling blood sugar levels.

Benefits of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali) And Its Side Effects

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Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Nutritional Value of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Health Benefits of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Full of nutrients
Resolve anemia
Weight management
Great for diabetics
Strong bones
Improves pregnancy
Beneficial for the fetus
Discarding of bacteria
Improves blood circulation
Improves cardiac health
Controls blood pressure
Aids in digestion
Uses of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Side-Effects & Allergies of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Origin And Cultivation of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)

Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)

“Cyamopsis Tetragonoloba” is the biological term which is attributed to cluster beans. It is a legume and the only source of guar gum. Guar gum is a substance made out of cluster beans. Guar gum is known for its properties of being a thickener and stabilizer and is useful traditionally in various food industries. Cluster beans are popular in India and countries like Srilanka, Pakistan etc. It was assumed to be found and developed from an African species called Cyamopsis Senegalensis. It is known as Gavar, Guwar or Guvar bean, and in some places also known as chawnli which is a Hindi translation.

Nutritional Value of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)

In terms of nutritional value cluster beans are the most important and the only source of guar gum, which is 75% of dietary fiber. While they being the only source of the guar gum, can be used as an additive to several food and beverages. This is done in order to change its thickness or stickiness as a fiber source. It is used in baked goods so as to improve the dough; it is used as a texture improver in making cheese etc. to name some of the nutritional values it has:

Health Benefits of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)

Mentioned below are the best health benefits of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Health Benefits of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)

Full of nutrients

This is one vegetable which has loaded health benefits because of its nutrient content. And it's been shown to be useful in weight loss and diabetes treatment. While the cluster beans or giver is low in calories, it also contains vitamin C, K and manganese. It contains vitamin A, potassium, and iron making it a rich dietary fiber

Resolve anemia

Anemia is a common health issue in women. This is caused due to insufficient iron content in the food. They are known for its phytochemicals and make the iron a soluble and absorbable component. This is done by helping the body absorb iron in the most soluble form. By this kind of a process, cluster beans increase the production of hemoglobin in the body which allows blood to carry more oxygen to the brain and other parts. This is how cluster beans help in health issues like anemia

Weight management

With more and more health consciousness across the globe, people are ensuring to eat right and eat healthy. Especially to add to the glamor quotient in men and women, there is a conscious effort to lose those extra pounds and do away with unwanted flab. Since gavar is a low calorie veggie, it helps in losing weight when included in your daily diet

Great for diabetics

Diabetic patients struggle to maintain their glucose levels on a daily basis. In other words, it is difficult to control blood sugar levels in the body especially for diabetics. The low glycemic index which is available in cluster beans aids in maintaining the glucose levels. This is mainly because of gluconutrients that are available in the glycemic index of cluster beans which are rich in water soluble dietary fiber. This basically helps in controlling the rapid fluctuations in blood sugar levels

Strong bones

It also increases the health of your teeth by fighting nfections. Cluster beans not just help you strengthen your bones but also aid in keeping them healthy

Improves pregnancy

During pre-pregnancy and post pregnancy there are umpteen requirements pertaining to minerals, vitamins, calcium etc. Cluster beans are immensely loaded with high levels of folic acid and aid a woman’s body by filling-up deficiencies of minerals and vitamins. The folic acid content in this particular vegetable prevents many a challenges that are faced during pregnancy and child birth

Beneficial for the fetus

Cluster bean has vitamin K in it and hence it is important for a healthy growth of a fetus. Due to the presence of vitamin K in cluster beans, it aids the fetus by inducing a development which is absolutely natural and normal. This aspect by default reduces all kinds of abnormality and birth complications to arise otherwise

Discarding of bacteria

This particular veggie contains many of the vital minerals and vitamins that help in discarding of bacteria from your body. It also enhances the eradication of free radicals from the body to reduce the risk of cancer

Improves blood circulation

Due to the hemoglobin count in a human body, the blood circulation is in-stabilized. This leads to quite a few health issues including neurological problems. Cluster beans are known to increase the production of hemoglobin in the blood count. This obviously will have a great impact on proper blood supply in the body. You will be amazingly surprised that this particular veggie stimulates oxygen carrying capacity of the blood through its phytochemicals. This is a major factor which determines a healthy, oxygen contained blood circulation to your neural system. It works to calm your brain nerves particularly with its hypoglycemic qualities

Improves cardiac health

A healthy heart has always been a combination of two types of cholesterol. One which is the Low Density Lipoprotein and the other being High Density Lipoprotein. While it is evident that the proportion of these should definitely not be equal, cluster beans lower the blood levels of the LDL which is the bad cholesterol. It has dietary fiber, folate and potassium that prevent many cardiovascular threats

Controls blood pressure

A person suffering with diabetes is prone to have heart related issues. This again could be an add-on to hypertension. He/she will have many major health issues related to blood pressure. While we look at it closely, the combined effect of heart disease and diabetes lead to hypertension. The properties of cluster beans are known to have hypolipidemic and hypoglycemic which is the best natural aid for patients having hypertension. It regulates blood pressure levels and also helps in evading the rest of the issues

Aids in digestion

Cluster beans are known for 3 most crucial aspects of digestion - Regulating digestion, stimulating bowel movement and flushing toxins. Being known as a good laxative, it helps in improving your digestion by flushing toxins that are accumulated in the stomach. It stimulates bowel movements. All of this aids in digestion and prevents all kinds of digestion-related issues

Uses of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)

Cluster beans are the only source of making guar gum which is a thickening agent used in industries such as food, paper and textile The matured seeds of cluster beans are crushed and turned into flour. This is a fact which most would not be abreast about, that the guar gum which is extracted from cluster beans, has 5 times better thickening power in comparison to corn starch.

Side-Effects & Allergies of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)

When we are not used to eating fiber-rich meal on a daily basis we may face issues related to gastrointestinal. Consuming too much of cluster beans which you are not used to generates flatulence. This may lead to discomfort and pain in the abdomen.

It has been studied and researched that while gavar is a source of gaur gum, it definitely cannot be denied with the fact that if it is consumed regularly, it can absorb water to an extreme limit and swell up to 20 times larger than its normal size resulting in getting the esophagus or small intestine choked

Origin And Cultivation of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)

When we are not used to eating fiber-rich meal on a daily basis we may face issues related to gastrointestinal. Consuming too much of cluster beans which you are not used to generates flatulence. This may lead to discomfort and pain in the abdomen.

It has been studied and researched that while gavar is a source of gaur gum, it definitely cannot be denied with the fact that if it is consumed regularly, it can absorb water to an extreme limit and swell up to 20 times larger than its normal size resulting in getting the esophagus or small intestine choked

Popular Questions & Answers

Hi, I have a problem of piles and I checked with gastro surgeon and confirmed I am in second stage. I have a problem like blood drops while using toilet and some burning sensation. Nowadays I am getting some bad smelling liquid coming out through my anus. I am taking hatikkai powder daily with Luke warm water after dinner. Now sometimes I am getting blood sometimes not. But discharge is there. I am bit confused but I have interest only on ayurveda homeopathy or Siddha because I have fear on surgery. Need someone's help.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
First of all make sure that it's only Piles and not fistula. If it's Piles, Safe effective and deep acting Homeopathic Medicines will certainly help you. Edibles To Avoid :- Amchoor Amchur, Ajwain, Elaichi Cardamom, Imli Tamarind, Laung Cloves, Teekha-Mirch (Red-Green), Fig, millet, Cluster Beans, Brinjal-Eggplant, sesame, peanuts, pickle, Buckwheat Flour,  Pain killar Medicines, >>>To eat more :- Guava, Orange, Apricot, Plums and Prunes, Banana, Pear, Mosambi (Sweet orange), Curd, Salad >>>To continue as usual :- Cumin Seeds, coriander, turmeric, Salt, Aniseed-Fennel, Kashmeeri Lal-hari mirch in minute quantity, and all other food items not mentioned above, unless not forbidden due to other ailments Take following medication: (1) Alpha Liv Syrup 2 tsf twice a day before food (2) R 13 - 15 Drops 4 times a day In 15 ML of water (3) Aesculus Hip Ointment thrice Daily. For 15 days.
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Blood in stool, blood come after first poop then when I try to push further blood drops (fresh bright red), this happens only when I eat chicken, and blood reduces and complete stop within 4 days, this started 5 years ago when I consume meat for 2 days continuously, I assumed as piles and reduced eating meat, one time it come when I eat chicken from KFC and stopped within 3 days, 4 months ago It come again when I eat mango with green chilli on hot day and 300 km travel on bus, burning pain in anus and started to take banana blood stopped in 3 days, my father has piles, I'm 23 age, do I need test related to cancer, now when I eat meat I consume banana then there will be no blood but irritation in anus,

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Edibles To Avoid :- Amchoor Amchur, Ajwain, Elaichi Cardamom, Imli Tamarind, Laung Cloves, Teekha-Mirch (Red-Green), Fig, millet, Cluster Beans, Brinjal-Eggplant, sesame, peanuts, pickle, Buckwheat Flour,  Pain killar Medicines,To eat more :- Guava, Orange, Apricot, Plums and Prunes, Banana, Pear, Mosambi (Sweet orange), Curd, Salad To continue as usual :- Cumin Seeds, coriander, turmeric, Salt, Aniseed-Fennel, Kashmeeri Lal-hari mirch in minute quantity, and all other food items not mentioned above, unless not forbidden due to other ailments Take following medication: (1) Alpha Liv Syrup 2 tsf twice a day before food (2) R 13 - 15 Drops 4 times a day In 15 ML of water (3) Aesculus Hip Ointment thrice Daily. For 15 days.
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I am suffering from piles problem from 3 yrs I have piles. I am 21 years old. 2 years ago its bleeding. But at this its no bleeding.

MS - General Surgery
General Surgeon, Kanpur
First of all you need to be examined by a general surgeon and proctoscopy to be done to find out what exactly it is, keep your stool soft by taking plenty of fluids orally and high fibre diet even you can take syp cremaffin 3 to 6 tsf hs daily, proper treatment follows according to examination.
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Hello sir I am getting blood in my stools. This is happening from one day. Getting so much blood but not having pain. Please advise me why its happening. I am really very depressed and in tension. Why it happens and how to cure it.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Pain rectal bleeding may due to internal piles avoid hot spicy food, alcohol ,smoking, late night sleep tab arshkutar vati 2 twice a day tab rakt sthamban vati 2 twice a day 10 days both.

Popular Health Tips

Zero Calorie Foods

INSTITUTE OF ALTERNATIVE MEDICINES
Ayurveda, Delhi

Zero calory foods

Carbohydrate and calorie content of these vegetables are neglidgible and they may be used in any quantity. ( But watch out for visible and added fats like oil , ghee, butter or cream added during preparation of these items)

 

Leafy Vegetables

Other Vegetables

Amaranth ( Chaulai)

Ash gourd

Bathua

Bitter gourd ( Karela)

Brussel Sprouts

Brinjal

Cabbage

Cucumber

Celery

Cauliflower

Coriander leaves ( Dhania)

Cho-cho

Curry leaves ( kada patta)

Drumstick

Fenugreek leaves ( methi saag)

French beans

Lettuce ( salaad)

Knoll-khol

Mint ( pudina)

Lady’s fingers

Rape leaves ( Sarson)

Mango green

Spinach ( Palak)

Onion stalks

Soya leaves

Parwal

 

Plantain flower

 

Pumpkin

 

Radish

 

Rhubarb stalks

 

Snake gourd ( Tori)

 

Tinda

 

Turnip ( shalgam)

Vegetable Exchange

 

Vegetables

Quantity (gms)

Carbohydrate gms

calories

k Cal

Root Vegetables

 

 

 

Beetroot

75

10

50

Carrot

105

10

50

Colocasia

45

10

50

Onion ( big)

90

10

50

Onion (small)

75

10

50

Potato

45

10

50

Sweet potato

30

10

50

Tapioca

30

10

50

Yam (elephant)

60

10

50

Yam

45

10

50

Other Vegetables

 

 

 

Artichoke

60

10

50

Broad Beans

90

10

50

Cluster Beans

90

10

50

Double Beans

50

10

50

Jack tender ( kathal)

105

10

50

Jackfruit seeds

30

10

50

Peas

45

10

50

Plantain green

75

10

50

Water chestnut (Singhara)

45

10

50

 

 

 

Fruit Exchange

 

Fruits

Quantity (gms)

Number or size

Carbohydrate gms

calories

k Cal

Amla

90

20 medium

10

50

Apple

75

1 small

10

50

Banana

30

¼ medium

10

50

Cape gooseberry ( rasbhari)

150

40 small

10

50

Cashew fruit

90

2 small

10

50

Custard apple ( Sharifa)

50

¼

10

50

Dates

30

3

10

50

Figs

135

6 medium

10

50

Grapes

105

20

10

50

Grape fruit

150

½

10

50

Guava

100

1 medium

10

50

Jackfruit

60

3 medium pieces

10

50

Jambu fruits

50

10 big

10

50

Lemon or lime

90

1 medium

10

50

Loquat

105

6 big

10

50

Mango

70

1 small

10

50

Melon

270

¼ medium

10

50

Orange

90

1 small

10

50

Papaya

120

2 medium

10

50

Peach

135

1 medium

10

50

Pear

90

1 medium

10

50

Pineapple

90

1 ½ slice round

10

50

Plum

120

4 medium

10

50

Pomegranate ( Anaar)

75

1 small

10

50

Sapota

50

One

10

50

Strawberry

105

40 small

10

50

Sweet Lime ( Mosambi)

150

1 medium

10

50

Tomato

240

4 medium

10

50

Watermelon

175

¼ small

10

50

Many vegetables that are high in water and fiber content end up being "free" or "almost free." So if you're in the mood for something with crunch, think about these "free" options ("Free" foods, eaten in reasonable quantities, don't have to be journaled; if you like, journal 1 cup of these veggies as 1/2 cup vegetables without added fat):

  • 2 large celery stalks = 13 calories, 1.2 grams fiber
  • 2 cups shredded romaine lettuce = 18 calories, 1.4 grams fiber
  • 1/2 cucumber = 20 calories, 1 gram fiber
  • 1 medium tomato = 25 calories, 1.3 grams fiber
  • 1/2 cup sugar snap peas = 30 calories, 3.4 grams fiber
  • 1 carrot = 30 calories, 2 grams fiber
  • 1 cup jicama sticks = 45 calories, 6 grams fiber
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Calcium - 10 Excellent Non - Dairy Foods

MD - Ayurveda Scholar, Diploma In Skin Aesthetics, Cosmetology and Trichology, Diploma In skin aesthetics, Diploma In cosmetology, Diploma In Trichology, Diploma In Nutrition & Diet Planning, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Trichologist, Mumbai
Calcium - 10 Excellent Non - Dairy Foods

The key to good bone health are calcium and vitamin D, both of which are stored in the bones. Along with strengthening of bones, calcium has been recently shown to play a major role in weight loss as well. Calcium is one of the essential minerals that are required for several important life processes. The deficiency of calcium can cause complications such as brittle and fragile bones that are more susceptible to fractures and diseases. Hence it is essential to consume a certain amount of food that is rich in calcium everyday for good health. Adults need about 1,000 milligrams a day—that's a little more than three 8-ounce glasses of milk—but what if you're vegan, lactose intolerant, or just don't like the taste of dairy products?

Here's a little-known fact: there are lots of non-dairy foods with calcium. Here are 10 of them:

  1. Broccoli (Calcium content: 47 milligrams in 100 gms) - Believe it or not, in addition to calcium this cruciferous veggie contains nearly twice the vitamin C of an orange. Research also shows that diets high in cruciferous vegetables like broccoli may be linked to a lower risk of certain types of cancer, including colon and bladder cancer
  2. Kale (Calcium content: 150 milligrams in 100 gms) - This superfood has it all: it racks up just 30 calories per serving, provides a day's worth of vitamin C, and twice the recommended daily intake of vitamin A, not to mention that 101 milligrams of calcium per serving. It also provides a hefty dose of vitamin K, a nutrient that helps your blood clot. Without it, you wouldn't stop bleeding when you cut or bruise yourself. 
  3. Figs (Calcium content: 26 milligrams in 100 gms) - Bite into a dried fig, and you'll think you're indulging in a super-sweet and sticky dessert, when in fact you're chowing down on a fiber- and potassium-packed fruit. Figs also supply you with magnesium, a nutrient the body uses in more than 300 biomechanical reactions, such as maintaining muscle function, keeping your heart rhythm steady, and strengthening your bones. 
  4. Oranges (Calcium content: 40 milligrams in 100 gms) - You know oranges for their immune-boosting vitamin C content, but they're also low in calories and brimming with antioxidants. 
  5. Beans (Calcium content: 442 milligrams in 100 gms) - These meaty little guys are rich in fiber, protein, and iron, and they're also one of the best nutritional sources of potassium. Additionally, they contain resistant starch, a healthy carb that boosts metabolism. 
  6. Okra (Calcium content: 82 milligrams in 100 gms) - Okra contains constipation-fighting insoluble fiber, as well as vitamin B6 and folate. And don't write off this veggie if you've only ever had a boiled, slimy version; oven-roasting, sautéing, or grilling bring out the best flavor. 
  7. Tofu (Calcium content: 350 milligrams in 100 gms) - You know tofu as a vegetarian source of protein. Turns out it's also a great source of calcium. Tofu is incredibly versatile—it takes on the flavor of whatever else you're cooking with it. 
  8. Almonds (Calcium content: 264 milligrams in 100 gms) - Almonds, which are among the best nuts for your health, contain about 12% of your necessary daily protein, and are rich in vitamin E and potassium. And although they are fattening, it's the good kind of fat that helps lower your bad cholesterol levels as long as you enjoy them in moderation. 
  9. Drumsticks (Calcium content: 185 milligrams in 100 gms) - The green vegetable features large quantities of iron, Vitamins as well as calcium. Drumsticks are recognized to offer healthy and strong bones and are also believed to purify the blood. Drumstick leaves particularly are said to be the blood purifier. For better outcomes have smashed drumstick leaves along with milk.
  10. Cluster Beans (Calcium content: 130 milligrams in 100 gms) - Cluster beans contain calcium, a mineral, which helps in strengthening the bones and thus, prevent bone loss. The presence of phosphorus in this vegetable aids in fortifying the bones and enhances your bone health.
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Diabetes and Your Pancreas: Things You Should Know!

D ( Diabetology), AFIH, DNB (F.MEDICINE), MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Diabetes and Your Pancreas: Things You Should Know!

You pass by that cake shop and happen to glance at a sumptuous chocolate cake, and then realization dawns on you that you are not allowed to eat simple sugar. Why? The answer to it is diabetes, for which you only have your pancreas to blame. Situated behind the stomach in your body, the pancreas is an organ whose role is to produce hormones and enzymes that aid in the digestive process. One of the hormones that the pancreas produces is insulin which is required by the body to metabolize sugar that is present in various foods.

So, if your pancreas does not produce the required amount of insulin or fails to utilize insulin effectively, it leads to accumulation of glucose in your blood. The improper functioning of the pancreas leads to diabetes. There are four types of diabetes and they are classified with respect to the manner in which the pancreas mal-functions:

  1. Type 1 Diabetes: In this type, the immune system of the body wrongly attacks the insulin producing beta cells of the pancreas. This impairs the ability of the pancreas to secrete insulin, thus leading to Type 1 diabetes. However, even after extensive research in this field, the exact triggers haven’t been found yet.
  2. Type 2 Diabetes: Type 2 Diabetes develops when the body becomes resistant to insulin. It can either mean that the pancreas is producing less than normal insulin or the body is not being able to utilize the produced insulin effectively. Factors such as a poor diet and lack of exercise increase the risks of Type 2 Diabetes.
  3. Pre-diabetes: Pre-diabetes is a condition wherein the blood sugar levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be considered as ‘diabetes’. It can again occur due to a reduced secretion of insulin or the inability of the body to utilize the insulin effectively.
  4. Gestational Diabetes: This type of diabetes can develop only during pregnancy. This occurs primarily as the placenta, that connects the fetus with the body’s blood supply, produces hormones that impair the functioning of insulin. This type of diabetes can affect both the mother and the child.

Another common link
Pancreatitis is a condition that is marked by an inflammation of the pancreatic cells. This inflammation can damage the beta cells that produce insulin, thus resulting in diabetes. Factors that contribute to it are a poor diet, lack of exercise, presence of excessive calcium in the blood or excessive alcohol consumption.

How can you avoid the same?
It is best that you incorporate lifestyle changes if you have any of these disorders, and talk to your doctor about a treatment plan. Making a few simple lifestyle changes such as eating healthy, avoiding smoking and exercising on a regular basis can reduce the chances of you suffering from both diabetes and any other pancreatic problems. 

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Best Homeopathic Medicines for Treatment of Diabetes!

BHMS, MD-Homeopathy, PGPC - Preventive Cardiology
Homeopath, Delhi
Best Homeopathic Medicines for Treatment of Diabetes!

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition wherein the body doesn’t metabolise sugar properly. Insulin, a hormone produced by the pancreas, is responsible for carrying the sugar or glucose, from the bloodstream to the individual cells. When the pancreas fails to produce insulin, glucose builds up in your bloodstream and enters your urine. Homeopathy focuses on the overall health of the individual. Homeopathic medicines for diabetes include:

1. Abroma Augusta: This homeopathic medicine is best for diabetics who have weak muscles, increased appetites and frequent urination.
2. Phosphorus: If symptoms include weak vision, Phosphorus is the best remedy for it.
3. Syzygium Jambolanum: This is one of the best homeopathic remedies for diabetes mellitus. It acts efficiently and promptly in lowering sugar levels.
4. Phosphoric acid: If you feel exhausted or weak all the time, either physically or mentally, then Phosphoric acid is beneficial. Weak memory, forgetfulness and numb feet are also treated with Phosphoric acid.

5. Gymnema Sylvestre: Sometimes, diabetics drastically lose weight and have low energy levels. Gymnema Sylvestre is an excellent remedy for such symptoms.

Sometimes one or more homeopathic medicines may be combined to treat symptoms. Some common combinations include:

1. Lachesis, Arnica, Belladonna and Phosphorus are combined in a treatment to treat retinopathy, which is damage to the eyes caused by diabetes.
2. Serum Anguillae, Arsenic Album and Lycopodium are used together to treat kidney damage (nephropathy) in diabetics.
3. Helonias, Sulphur and Phosphoric acid are taken to deal with neuropathy or nerve problems such as numbness in feet and hands.
4. Syzygium Jambolanum is combined with Secale Cornutum to treat skin ulcers, which is a common problem among diabetics.
5. For people suffering from constipation due to diabetes, Natrum Sulph, Defloratum and Carlsbad are the best medicines.
6. To improve weak memory, Phosphoric acid, Nux Vom and Kali Phos are the best remedies for diabetics.
7. Sometimes diabetics complain of extreme, incapacitating weakness. To improve energy and boost overall health, Carbo Veg, Phosphoric acid, Phosphorus and Arsenic Album are recommended.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Health Benefits Of Gram Flour/Besan

"N.D/N.M.D"
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi


1. Helps lower cholesterol: 
Gram flour contains healthy unsaturated fats which help in lowering the cholesterol level of the body. 

2. Controls diabetes: 
It is a great food for diabetics. Use it in your rotis, paranthas as a replacement for flour. 

3. Helps improve health of the heart: 
Besan has high soluble fiber content which is beneficial for the health of the heart. It is also endorsed by the heart care foundation. 

4. Helps getting rid of iron deficiency: 
Being rich in iron, consumption of besan on a daily basis can help your body recover from iron deficiencies like anaemia. 

5. Useful in pregnancy: 
Gram flour is rich in folate, a vitamin which takes care of the foetus’ brain and spinal cord development and ensures a healthy well developed baby. 

6. Helps during fatigue: gram flour is a good source of the vitamin thiamin which helps the body in converting food into energy. 

7. Helps regulate mood and appetite: besan is rich in vitamin b6. Vitamin b6 is an important component involved in the synthesis of the neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin plays an important in mood and appetite regulation. 

8. Helps regulate blood pressure: 
The magnesium content of besan helps in maintaining vascular health and it also helps in the regulation of blood pressure. 

9. Helps in strengthening of bones: 
The phosphorous in gram flour combines with calcium in the body to help in the formation of bones. 

10. Very. Effective for skin care and hair care.

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Table of Content

Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Nutritional Value of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Health Benefits of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Full of nutrients
Resolve anemia
Weight management
Great for diabetics
Strong bones
Improves pregnancy
Beneficial for the fetus
Discarding of bacteria
Improves blood circulation
Improves cardiac health
Controls blood pressure
Aids in digestion
Uses of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Side-Effects & Allergies of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)
Origin And Cultivation of Cluster Beans (Gawar Phali)