Bael Fruit

Bael fruit (Aegle marmelos) has been used as a herbal medicine for the management of diabetes mellitus in Traditional Thai Medicinal treatments. It is also traditionally used to treat jaundice, constipation, chronic diarrhea, dysentery, stomachache, stomachic, fever, asthma, inflammations, febrile delirium, acute bronchitis, snakebite, abdominal discomfort, acidity, burning sensation, epilepsy, indigestion, leporsy, myalgia, smallpox, spermatorrhoea, leucoderma, eye disorders, ulcers, mental illnesses, nausea, sores, swelling, thirst, thyroid disorders, tumors, ulcers and upper respiratory tract infections. It is also used for swollen joints, high blood pressure and healthy mind and brain typhoid troubles during pregnancy.

Sweet drink prepared from the pulp of fruits produce a soothing effect on the patients who have just recovered from bacillary dysentery.

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Extensive experimental and clinical studies prove that bael fruit possesses antidiarrhoeal, antimicrobial, antiviral, radioprotective, anticancer, chemopreventive, antipyretic, ulcer healing, antigenotoxic, diuretic, antifertility and anti-inflammatory properties, which help it to play role in prevention and treatment of many disease.
Bael fruit has been reported to contain several phytoconstituents mainly marmenol, marmin, marmelosin, marmelide, psoralen, alloimperatorin, rutaretin, scopoletin, aegelin, marmelin, fagarine, anhydromarmelin, limonene, รข-phellandrene, betulinic acid, marmesin, imperatorin, marmelosin, luvangentin and auroptene.

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Bael fruit slices and powder is available at the purveyors of fine herbs