Jaggery or gud bellam in Telugu ,activates the digestive enzymes in the body, stimulates bowel movements and thus helps prevent and relieve constipation.
Jaggery helps cleanse the liver by flushing out harmful toxins from the body. So if you want to effectively detox the body, bite into a piece of jaggery.
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All you need to do is mix it with warm water and drink up, or even add it in your tea instead of sugar to reap the benefits.
One of the most well-known benefits of jaggery is its ability to purify the blood. When consumed on a regular basis and in limited quantities, it cleanses the blood, leaving your body healthy.
Jaggery is loaded with antioxidants and minerals such as zinc and selenium, which in turn help prevent free-radical damage and also boost resistance against infections.
Jaggery also helps increase the total count of haemoglobin in the blood.