Jaggery

Jaggery

Jaggery is a colorful, tasty, and a healthy sweetener. Produced by reducing sugar cane juice, the flavor is like soft brown sugar.

Because Jaggery is raw and unprocessed it is considered rich in fiber and mineral content so Jaggery releases energy to the body slowly, cleaning the respiratory tract and cooling the body.

Please note that in hot weather this product may turn soft and a little sticky. Besides the appearance there is nothing wrong with the flavor or the product integrity.


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Usage Suggestions

Consuming jaggery with warm milk before sleeping at night will not only improve your digestion as well as it can also prove beneficial in relieving stomach problems. If you have any digestive problems, you can get relief by consuming hot milk and jaggery. Consuming jaggery with milk can also relieve pain in joints.


Background

Commonly referred to as “Medicinal Sugar” or "Raw Sugar". by those that consume it regularly, Jaggery is a concentrated product of cane juice without separation of the molasses and crystals.


Health Benefits

Jaggery is thought to be an excellent source of minerals, including iron and potassium, and is traditionally used to enhance digestion, relieve constipation, and to cleanse the body by binding to unwanted waste materials.

It is thought to be a purer substitute for sugar, and may be better at preventing spikes in blood sugar levels.

Jaggery is surprisingly effective as an aid for weight loss. This is because jaggery is a rich source of potassium, which is a mineral that helps in the balance of electrolytes as well as building muscles and boosting metabolism.

Jaggery is a rich source of iron, which is an important component of hemoglobin. Eating portions of jaggery every day will increase the intake of iron, which helps red blood cells to carry oxygen from your lungs and transport it throughout your body.

Consuming jaggery with warm milk before sleeping at night will not only improve your digestion as well as it can also prove beneficial in relieving stomach problems. If you have any digestive problems, you can get relief by consuming hot milk and jaggery. Consuming jaggery with milk can also relieve pain in joints.


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