10 Amazing health benefits of Raisins

Health Desk
5 January 2021, Tue
Published: 02:42

10 Amazing health benefits of Raisins

Raisins are liked the most among the available dry fruits. The best varieties of grapes are preserved and dried to get the dry grapes. These dry grapes have better health benefits than normal grapes. Here are the 10 Amazing health benefits of raisins.

Helps in weight gain:
It is a rich source of iron and natural sugars- Sucrose and Glucose and thus considered very effective in weight gain. Nutritionists suggest consuming 5-7 raisins daily with milk. 

Also, you can consume 7-10 roasted raisins along with a pinch of black salt daily on an empty stomach.

Controls acidity:
Raisins along with fennel seed are considered very effective in acidity. Keep them soaked in water overnight and drink this water in the morning. 

Increases vision:
Raisin is a good source of Polyphenolic- a phytonutrient that is good for the eyes. Its antioxidants and other nutrients are good for ocular health and protect your eyes from glaucoma, night blindness, and cataracts etc. 

Good for teeth & gums:
Dentists suggest eating 5-7 Raisins daily, as it helps protect teeth from the cavity, tooth decay and other gum related problems. They have a certain type of photochemical which not just kills bacteria but also nourishes the gums and outer layer of teeth that works as a protection shield.

Prevents cancer:
It has ‘catechin’- an invaluable anti-oxidant and ‘Kaempferol’, a flavonoid that helps decrease the growth of cancerous colon tumors. According to cancer experts, one should eat 5 soaked raisins daily.

Cures hypertension:
It contains potassium which helps to reduce tension in blood vessels thus considered very effective in high blood pressure and hypertension.

Effective in a dry cough:
To get immediate relief from a dry cough, take raisins, piper longum, black pepper, and dates in equal quantity and make a thick paste. You can consume one teaspoon of this paste 3 times a day for effective results.

Controls bad breath:
It is considered good for curing bad breath problems. All you need to do is to simply soak 8-10 raisins and 3-4 leaves of blackberry and boil them into a glass of water for 10 minutes. Gargle the mixture 3-4 times a day and you can see the effect within a week.

Effective in vertigo:
According to a study, Raisins are very effective in controlling vertigo. Consuming the roasted raisins along with a pinch of rock salt daily for 3-4 weeks can give you the best results. 

Reduces sexual weakness:
Yes, it’s true that raisins are good to better your sex life. Raisins contain amino acids like Arginine, which increases the libido content in the body and induces arousal. Erectile dysfunction is another problem that it treats in men and hence is very good for men in this matter.