Okra, a.k.a. ladyвЂ™s fingers or bamia, is an extraordinary vegetable that contains numerous medicinal features. It can help you in the treatment of the following conditions:
Fiber вЂ“ The high amount of fiber that it contains will improve your digestion and eliminate all toxins from your intestines.
Diabetes вЂ“ It will lower down the levels of sugar in the blood and control the rate at which the body absorbs sugar.
Pregnancy вЂ“ ItвЂ™s rich in folate, that is extremely important for the right development of the fetus. It prevents miscarriage, as well.
Bones вЂ“ It prevents osteoporosis and strengthens your bones, thanks to its high content of vitamin K.
Asthma вЂ“ ItвЂ™s rich in antioxidants and vitamin C, which prevent asthma.
Respiratory problems вЂ“ The leaves and flowers of okra are used for treatment of bronchitis, pneumonia, flu, and colds.
Constipation вЂ“ itвЂ™s considered as a natural laxative which prevents digestive problems, such as constipation.
Sun stroke вЂ“ Okra protects from the sun and stop sun strokes in the summer.
Colon cancer вЂ“ Its high content of fiber lowers the chances of rectal and colon cancer. Okra will cleanse your digestive tract and the antioxidants will stop the free radical action.
Obesity вЂ“ Being rich in nutrients and calorie-free, okra will prevent you from obesity.
Cholesterol вЂ“ Okra will lower the levels of bad cholesterol and prevent atherosclerosis.
Skin detoxifier вЂ“ Okra will repair tissues and cleanse your skin of toxins. It will reduce acne and prevent skin pigmentation and psoriasis.
Hair вЂ“ Okra will hydrate your hair and prevent the occurrence of dandruff, by making it shiny and smooth.
Detox вЂ“ Okra will flush out all bodily toxins.
Immunity вЂ“ Okra will boost your immunity thanks to its high content of vitamin C, antioxidants, calcium, magnesium, manganese, and iron.
EyesightВ вЂ“ Okra is abundant in lutein, beta-carotenes, and xanthine that are of essential importance for proper eyesight.
Anemia вЂ“ Okra fights against anemia due to its high content of vitamin K, iron, and folate. It stimulates the production of red blood cells too.
Ulcers вЂ“ Okra accelerates the healing process of peptic ulcers by formation of a protective coating around the digestive tract.
Genital disordersВ вЂ“ Okra increase potency and relieves genital disorders, including leucorrhea, gonorrhea, syphilis, and dysuria.
Proteins вЂ“ The okra seeds have big amount of protein which makes them extremely good for vegetarians.
Blood network вЂ“ Okra improves blood network and supports blood capillaries.
Probiotics вЂ“ Okra boosts the good bacteria and promote a healthy intestinal tract.