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1. HELPS IN DETOXIFYING THE LIVER.
Our body piles on toxins that enter our body through the diet we consume. These toxins can make us sick and therefore, it is important for our body to get rid of them. The liver helps in removing these harmful toxins from our body. Jaggery also helps in cleansing our body because it is a natural cleanser. By adding it in your diet, you are not only aiding the liver to flush out toxins from the body, but your liver is getting rid of toxins too.
2. HELPS IN RELIEVING CONSTIPATION.
Many people suffer from constipation, and this ailment can take a toll on one’s health. The person suffering from this condition not only faces discomfort in clearing the bowels but also has the problem of hardened stools. Jaggery is beneficial in dealing with digestive issues such as constipation. Consuming gur on a regular basis helps in activating the digestive enzymes and also helps in stimulating bowel movements. Add gur to diet to overcome the problem of digestive ailments.
3. HELPS IN PURIFYING BLOOD.
Healthy and clean blood means better health. Adding jaggery in your daily diet in limited amounts helps in purifying your blood and thus improving your overall health. Purified blood in the body means healthier you, and thus a better ability to fight infections and diseases.
4. HELPS IN TREATING FLU SYMPTOMS.
A runny, stuffy nose, throat irritation or other such flu-symptoms can make you very uncomfortable and uneasy. Jaggery has therapeutic effects on relieving the symptoms of various ailments such as the flu. You may add a piece of it in some warm water and drink this mixture; alternatively, you can add it to your tea too. The warm and soothing effects of jaggery will help you feel better soon.
5. HELPS IN LEANSING THE BODY.
If you are staying in an area that is heavily polluted, including gur in your diet may help you a great deal. This is because gur is a natural body cleanser and it is efficient in cleansing various harmful particles that enter the body. It is beneficial in cleaning the lungs, stomach, respiratory tract, food pipe and intestines. Ayurveda also states the benefits of jaggery in removing unwanted and harmful particles from the body, and it is thus highly recommended for people working or staying in polluted places.