Common Name: Bengal Quince, Stone Apple, Golden Apple, Holy Fruit Tree, Bel, Bilpatra, Beli, Bilva
Botanical Name: Aegle marmelos
Active Agents: Marmelosin, alloimperatorin, marmelide, tannic acid, marmin, umbelliferone, isoimperatorin, isopimpinellin, skimmin, marmesin, marmesinin, fatty acids, beta-sitosterol
Uses of Bael Fruit
Digestion: Eat bael murabba to stimulate digestion.
Jaundice and Bronchitis: Consume 10 to 15 ml of bael fruit juice to cure jaundice.
Diarrhea/Dysentery: Take bael fruit powder with honey, jaggery or buttermilk as home remedy for diarrhea.
Morning Sickness: Raw bael fruit pulp along with little sugar can stop nausea.
Peptic Ulcer: The leaves are soaked overnight in water and the water is strained and taken in the morning is an effective remedy for peptic ulcer.
Cuts Cholesterol: Bael fruit contains fibers which help in preventing absorption of cholesterol in intestine. Bael juice also helps in reducing blood cholesterol levels and controls tissue lipids.