20 Beauty Benefits Of Bottle Gourd / Bottle Gourd Juice / Lauki And Uses For Skin, Health

Beauty benefits of lauki juice or bottle gourd are numerous. Once you get to know its uses for skin, hair and health care, lauki would become one of your favorite vegie. It is an easily available vegetable in summer and can be cooked quickly. Lauki juice is highly beneficial in many beauty and health problems. Read on the article to enjoy the benefits of bottle gourd:
20 Beauty Benefits of Bottle Gourd / Bottle Gourd Juice / Lauki and Uses for Skin, Health
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Bottle gourd / Lauki is a common vegetable that is easily available in India. The white pulp bottle shaped vegetable stores various health and beauty benefits for skin and hair. It is super healthy whether taken in cooked form or by its extracted juice.  According to some research bottle gourd has sedative and anti- bilious properties. Here are best beauty benefits of bottle gourd juice or lauki:

  1. Bottle gourd is 96% water, thus having this in meals promotes weight loss.  It is loaded with vitamins, iron and potassium. Bottle gourd is the most underrated weight loss aid. It is almost zero
    calorie food and can be cooked quickly. So, hurry up !! If you wish to lose some weight then go and buy lauki for you!
  2. Bottle gourd or lauki contains soluble fibre with high water content thus it helps in improving digestive system. It is a very good remedy for many digestive problems.
  3. Drinking bottle gourd juice / lauki juice can help in treating constipation.  Do not drink bitter bottle gourd juice as it can cause vomiting and diarrhoea.
  4. Having bottle gourd or bottle gourd juice in summers is extremely beneficial as its high water content will keep body cool. It is healthy for skin and body to drink lauki juice in summers.
  5. Mix bottle gourd juice with sesame oil to cure insomnia and sleep better.
  6. Mix bottle gourd with lemon juice to treat urinary problems.Gradually it will treat urinary tract infections and others problems.
  7. Consuming bottle gourd juice everyday regulates blood pressure.
  8. Consuming bottle gourd every morning also reduces the chance of premature greying of hair. It is an excellent remedy to cure hair problems.
  9. Drinking bottle gourd juice cleanses your body system within and prevents pimples and gives a smooth and beautiful skin.
  10. Mix bottle gourd juice with amla powder and olive oil. Apply this thick paste on your hair strands and let it stay for an hour. Shampoo and condition your hair as you regularly do it.  Treating your hair with bottle gourd treatment is on regular bases, say once a week will give you some envious healthy locks.
  11. Mix amla juice and bottle gourd juice in equal quantities and massage into your scalp. Wash off in an hour with your regular shampoo to treat dandruff in your hair scalp.
  12. Mix bottle gourd with cucumber juice, yogurt and gram flour (besan). Apply this as a face pack and let it dry for 20 minutes.  Wash off this face pack with lukewarm water to ahve a clean and nourished skin.
  13. You can also use bottle gourd with tomato juice as an astringent. Add cucumber juice to this mixture and apply on your

    face with cotton balls. This homemade astringent will curb secretion of excess oil from skin. A very good remedy for oily skin.
  14. Applying bottle gourd juice or lauki juice on the suntan area like face, arms and back some 3 to 4 times is a day is helpful in healing the sun burned and darkened patches. The juice is rich with anti – inflammatory properties and act as a natural bleaching agent. Use it regularly to get maximum benefits.
  15. Bottle gourd juice contains good amount of choline which is a neurotransmitter. This helps in proper functioning of brain and hence prevents stress and depression.
  16. Bottle gourd juice if taken for 90 days can significantly lower blood sugar levels.
  17. Bottle gourd juice can replace your protein shake post your workout.  It covers the natural sugars, restores glycogen and carbohydrates lost from the body during workout activity.
  18. Bottle gourd juice is also beneficial to treat epilepsy, acidity, insanity, indigestion and ulcers.
  19. Lauki juice is also suggested to be consumed in jaundice. A person sufferng from jaundice is suggested to drink lauki juice daily.
  20. Lauki juice is also used to balance liver functions. This is one of the important uses of lauki for health care.

How you can prepare lauki juice or bottle gourd juice?

  • Chop off the ends from a bottle gourd and taste a slice.
  • If it tastes bitter do not use it.
  • Now, peel off skin of your lauki and cut into pieces which can be used in blender. 
  • Blend them in smoothie thick consistency and add black pepper, sal, mint leaves and lemon juice as per your taste. You can also add some water for proper blend.
  • If you wish to make it more tasy then add a cucumber to it.  Your lauki juice is ready to treat your skin and health problems.
  • Drink it fresh otherwise it will turn black because of its iron content.

Now when you know so many benefits of bottle gourd / lauki juice, it is the time to introduce this as a morning drink in your routine. Enjoy this summer drink daily and stay healhy and beautiful and fit.


Lauki is not expensive and you can get it easily in nearby market. Try this vegetable as remedy for your problem. It will surely give you positive results.


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