July 27, 2016

Bael

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What other names is Bael known by?

Aegle marmelos, Arbre de Bael, Bael Tree, Bel, Bel Indien, Bengal Quince, Bilva, Bilwa, Cognassier du Bengale, Coing du Bengale, Indian Bael, Manzana de Piedra, Membrillo de Bengala, Pomme du Bengale, Shivaphala, Stone Apple.

What is Bael?

Bael is a plant. The unripe fruit, root, leaf, and branch are used to make medicine.

People use bael for constipation and diarrhea.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diarrhea. Early research suggests that taking dried bael fruit powder for 3 days does not reduce the number of stools in people with diarrhea caused by an infection called shigellosis.
  • Constipation.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of bael for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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