5 Benefits Of Eating Singhara (Water Caltrop)

Water caltrop  (Trapa bispinosa Roxb.) often called singhara in India,  is an annual aquatic fruit plant found in tropical, sub-tropical and temperate zone of the world. It’s a free floating , starchy fruit grown in shallow water fields. The fruits are used for it’s intestinal astringent, anti-inflammatory properties.

Benefits Of Eating Water Caltrop/ Singhara

  • It is a very good source of protein
  • Contains 81.12%  water, and prevents stomach and heart burns
  • An excellent source of potassium, iron and manganese.
  • Contains vitamins such as Vitamin B-complex (thiamine, riboflavin, pantothenic acid, pyridoxine, nicotinic acid), vitamin-C, vitamin-A
  • It works as an astringent, appetiser, anti-pyretic, constipating, diuretic, , refrigerant, nutritive and anti- diarrhoeal.

 

 

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