Many people start nagging their nose as soon as they hear the name of the vegetable of brinjal. But they do not know that brinjal eaten as a vegetable is full of medicinal properties. People with iron deficiency should also use it more and more. Brinjal also has many side-effects if eaten in the wrong way. Let’s know about its properties…
7 Benefits of Brinjal:
- Gas and indigestion – Brinjal soup prepared with asafetida and garlic is very beneficial for the stomach. It is beneficial in problems like flatulence, gas, indigestion and indigestion.
- Cough – After roasting brinjal, sprinkle salt in it, it provides relief in cough and phlegm also comes out. To roast the brinjal well, use a stove, fire or coal.
- Diabetes- Brinjal is rich in fiber and carbohydrates are of low soluble nature, so it is also considered good for diabetics.
- Make hair healthy and soft- If hair is to be kept strong and healthy, then they need internal nutrients. Brinjal is rich in minerals, vitamins and water which help in strengthening the hair roots. For this, you have to cut the brinjal and rub it on your head for 20 minutes and after some time wash it with clean lukewarm water. Do this once or twice a week.
- Anemia – By eating sugar in roasted brinjals on an empty stomach, the problem of anemia is removed. It is also very beneficial in high blood pressure and heart disease.
- Vitamin B complex – Brinjal contains B complex of vitamins like B5 and B6. Specifically, B6 plays a role in the synthesis of neurotransmitters in the brain, such as serotonin, melatonin, and dopamine, which control anxiety and fear.
- Lose Weight- Brinjal does not contain fat or cholesterol, due to which it is a healthy food to reduce weight and fight the problem of obesity. Eggplant works to burn calories. Also, it has a good amount of fiber. Which prevents the production of ghrelin hormone. Due to which we lose weight.
5 Side-Effects of Brinjal:
- Brinjal absorbs more oil, which is a fat, which can lead to weight gain and damage to your heart.
- People who consume brinjal in large quantities may be prone to piles.
- Pregnant women should not eat too much brinjal as it is a natural diuretic and can harm the fetus
- Brinjal belong to the nightshade family of vegetables to which you may be allergic.
- Do not eat Brinjal if you are taking antidepressants, as it can reduce the effectiveness of the drugs.
How to plant Brinjal in pot at home:
Potted Brinjal plant material:
- black soil
Planting time – in summer season– It gives good vegetables almost all the time except in the severe winter of December-January. Time for planting seeds for summer season – Last week of February
How to plant:
To plant brinjal in a pot, first add compost to the sifted soil and mix it well. By using compost manure instead of using chemical fertilizers, the crop becomes chemical free. Which is beneficial for our health. When the compost is well mixed in the soil, then make a hole 3-4 inches deep and put the seed. Due to this depth, the seeds come out well. Plant eggplant seeds in the last week of May. Proper use of water keeps the plant healthy. After putting the brinjal seeds in the pot, carefully pour 1-2 mugs of water into it. Take care that the seed should not be exposed to excessive sunlight. Small plants die quickly due to strong sunlight. Keep the pot where there is less sunlight.