BAEL fruit consists of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, Vitamin C and minerals like Iron, Phosphorus, Carotene and thiamin. The presence of such nutrients including fibers makes it useful in the treatment of digestive and gastrointestinal disorders.The fruit is widely used to treat diarrhea, dysentery and gastrointestinal disorders and has digestive and carminative properties that ensure optimum gut function. Bael helps heal ulcerated intestinal surfaces. It possesses antiviral, anthelmintic and anti-inflammatory properties and exhibits appreciable activity against intestinal pathogenic organisms. The herb also has antispasmodic properties that help relieve abdominal colic.
- Phenolic compounds in Bael fruit, contains anti oxidants that helps in protecting from Gastric ulcers, caused by the imbalance in the acidic level in stomach
- It removes toxins from the intestines and is effective in curing constipation.
- The presence of tannins can help treat ailments like diarrhoea, hemorrhoids, vitiligo
- Bael fruit is also an anti-microbial agent