Kavvakkai

Horticorp Trivandrum Unit

Kovakkai is known as Ivy Gourd or Scarlet Gourd in English. It looks like a watermelon but it is small in size – hence kovakkai is sometimes referred to as baby watermelon. Kovakkai also resembles cucumber. Like watermelon and cucumber, kovakkai has so much water. It has loads of beta carotene. It is the best traditional medicine for fever, bronchitis, jaundice, and osteoarthritis. Kovakkai has iron, calcium, and dietary fibre. It has vitamin A, B1, and B2. Kovakkai comes with anti-inflammatory properties and is good for treating allergies and infections. Kovakkai can lower blood sugar levels and it is an anti-obesity food – as it prevents the production of fat cells and increases metabolic rate. Thiamine found in kovakkai improves glucose production. It regulates metabolism. Kovakkai is rich in iron, and is good for anemic people. Since kovakkai has fibre it cures many gastrointestinal disorders, constipation, and ulcers. Kovakkai is rich in potassium, which increases the blood flow and thus, the health of heart.

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Rs. 13.75 /250gm







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