Bael fruit is known for its medicinal properties and its religious values. In India, the fruit and its leaves are offered to Lord Shiva in honour and worship, especially on the occasion of Shivratri. The fruit goes by various names – Bengal Quince, Wood Apple, Stone Apple, etc. There remains a debate over the similarities and differences between Bael and Wood Apple.
Benefits of Bael
It is considered to be very useful in relieving tummy troubles. Be it constipation or diarrhea, the fruit of Bael with bail you through. The recipe if recommendation is simple. Take a ripe fruit, cut it into halves. Using a spoon scoop out the flesh and put it in a blender. Toss in a few cubes of ice and give it a whip. The slushy pulp will take care of the tight situation. For the loose ones, consume unripe or you can even go for the powder. The fruit can do wonders against acidity. The same slush recipe with water fused with a kick of pepper will set out the fire.
Bael is also known for its properties that help arrest respiratory issues. A simple blend of bael flesh, water, ice, pepper, and honey can assuage asthma.
At Phondaghat Pharmacy, we bring you the goodness of the fruit in the form of squash and murabba. Pour some Bael squash over a mound of crushed ice and sip away to good health. Or make a sherbet and dive into the rich and fresh flavours. For those who are fond of murabbas, a desi take on jams and marmalades, pick the Murabba and give your digestive system a detox.
That’s not it, we also have a special product in our stores. It is Phondaghat’s Bael Candy! The same goodness with a twist. A power packed healer of indigestion, constipation, respiratory problems, and inflammation, in the form of candies. It has been known to fight bacterial infections and cancer along with strengthening immunity and warding off viral infections.