Seema Kumari New Delhi: ‘Kokum’ is a kind of fruit full of medicinal properties. The yield of this fruit is in large quantity in Goa and Gujarat. Which is used in many ways, such as in cooking, as a spice, as medicine and also in the form of oil. By the way, Kokum juice is also very tasty. In appearance, it looks very much like an apple. People take ‘Kokum’ as chutney and sorbet. By the way, many Bollywood actresses also consume it to keep their health fit. Let’s know about the health benefits of kokum- According to health experts, eating kokum is very beneficial even if there is a problem of diarrhea. Kokum has anti-diarrheal properties, due to which it is an effective treatment for diarrhea. Give the juice of Kokum fruit to the patient of diarrhoea. Also read Kokum proves to be very helpful in reducing weight. Along with this, it improves digestion problems by removing problems like flatulence, constipation and acidity. Eating kokum strengthens immunity. If you are often ill, it means that your immunity is weak, so for this include Kokum in the diet. Kokum is rich in anti-bacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Which keeps you away from diseases. Eating kokum fruit also reduces the risk of heart related diseases to a great extent. In fact, nutrients like B-complex vitamins, potassium, manganese and magnesium are found in kokum. All these elements help in controlling heart beat and blood pressure. Also reduce the chances of stroke and heart disease. Experts believe that hydroxyl acid is found in plenty in kokum. In such a situation, cravings are reduced and you eat less food. Also, the hydroxyl acid present in it not only helps in weight loss but it can also reduce fat.