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Taking Advantage Of Luffa Cylinderica Plant

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By ScienceMan | self meida writer
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Luffa is a plant; its fruit is prepared like zucchini when it is not fully matured. The matured fruit forms sponge-like fibers inside. After the fruit matured, dried, the skin and seeds can be removed and the remaining fibers are often used as scrubbing sponge, cleaning pads or bath sponges. Luffa is a member of the cucumber (Cucurbitaceae) family.

Scientific name: Luffa Cylinderica/ Yoruba name: Koinkan Aya Oga (Queen's Sponge)

Luffa Cylinderica offers many health benefits if its potential is well discovered, it is used as herbs that help in correcting unstable menstrual cycle in women.

Luffa is also beneficial to nursing mothers in during lactation period for more milk production. It contains insulin-like peptides, alkaloids and charantin, all of which act together to lower blood and urine sugar levels without increasing blood insulin levels and is also beneficial for weight loss.

It is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, high in dietary fibre, vitamin C, riboflavin, zinc, thiamin, iron, magnesium and manganese.

Luffa may also be used when easing out intoxication. Luffa lowers cholesterol and helps with constipation, gas, and it’s a very good expectorant during respiratory problems.

Anti-inflammatory as well as anti-biotic properties seemed to be related to this particular vegetable. It is just an excellent natural method of eliminating the toxic compounds through the entire body. It’s got always been utilized like a home treatment solution for skincare.

Luffa As A Vegetable Fruit

Luffa is great for liver problems and helps with jaundice and anaemia. The juice of the leaves is used as an external application to sores and the bites of venomous animals.

The juice of the fresh leaves is also dropped into the eyes of children in granular conjunctivitis, and also prevents the lids from adhering at night. Useful on account of adrenal variety of diabetes.

Luffa can be found in many varieties and some might have a bitter taste, peeling the skin off reduces bitterness but is not usually necessary.

Care should be taken to avoid the immature-green fruits where the fibrous network has not began developing, or the dried fruit will not be usable as a sponge. Among Yoruba ethnic it well respected to be used by highly influential ladies hence the name "Kainkan Aya Oba" for its soothing way it massages body when used as sponge in bath, it sold and cultivated around the world for its sponge and for its phyto-nutrient contents.

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