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Drumstick soup can relieve cough, sore throat and also ease chest congestion. In fact, you can also inhale the vapours of water in which drumsticks are boiled. Those vapours clear your lungs and also relieve you from breathing issues.

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The soup of drumsticks contains vitamin C, beta carotene, protein and certain minerals too. Drumsticks are a good source of manganese, magnesium, potassium and fibre too.

How to prepare the soup: Boil a few pieces of drumstick in 2 cups of water on a low flame. Once the water is boiled, add a few drum stick leaves too. Remove the drumsticks from the water and extract the inner parts into a plate and throw the exteriors.

Add the inner parts to water and boil it again. Add a chopped tomato, pinch of salt, turmeric powder, pepper powder, curry powder and enjoy the soup.

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What else can drumsticks do? Read on...


Benefit #1

It is good for both male and female sexual health. Certain compounds in drumstick leaves and bark are good for fertility.


Benefit #2

The anti-bacterial agents of drumsticks protect your body against certain infections. Also, the vitamin C content in it is a good friend of your immune system.


Benefit #3

Drumstick soup is good for digestion. As drum sticks and its leaves contain vitamins that promote digestive health, they are added to many Indian dishes.


Benefit #4

In fact, drumstick soup was used as a home remedy for issues like asthma, TB and bronchitis in the olden days.


Benefit #5

Drinking drumstick soup can offer relief from sore throat or cough. Also, this soup soothes many respiratory issues and also helps your body flush out toxins.


Benefit #6

Drumstick soup also purifies your blood and keeps your skin glowing.


Benefit #7

Drumstick is also good for controlling blood sugar levels. Some diabetics make it a part of their diet.

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Story first published: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 13:21 [IST]
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