Details of Bhindi Plant.
Botanical Name: Abelmoschus esculantus
English Name: Okra, lady-finger
Indication: Venereal diseases, pneumonia, bronchitis, pulmonary tuberculosis
Leaf, fruit, root
Bhindi or okra is rich in vitamin A and C and is a good source of iron and calcium. In addition to that the plant also contains starch, fat, ash, thiamine and riboflavin. Bhindi shows excellent laxative property that helps to lubricate the large intestines and stimulates digestion. The anti-inflammatory property of bhindi is helpful in the treatment of lung inflammation, sore throat, and irritable bowel syndrome. It also lowers the risk of diabetes and cataracts. Moreover, bhindi is a good supplement for those feeling weak, exhausted, and suffering from depression. Bhindi is antioxidant and anti-inflammatory in nature that helps to check the development of asthma symptoms.