Sugarcane, aka Saccharum officinarum, is tremendously harvested in India. It is grown to produce sugar, jaggery, sugarcane juice, etc.
“वृष्यं शीत: सर: स्निग्धो बृहंणो मधुरो रस: |
श्लेष्मलो भक्षितस्येक्षोर्यान्त्रिकस्तु विदह्यते | | “
As per Ayurveda, balances Vata & Pitta dosha. It is an aphrodisiac, coolant, improves bowels, is nourishing, sweet, and may slightly increase Kapha dosha.
Here are the top 5 health benefits of drinking sugarcane juice during summer:
1. Hydration :
Fresh sugarcane juice is loaded with vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes like potassium, making it a fantastic drink to deal with hot weather. It is a super hydrating drink that replenishes the body and gives you an instant energy boost. So, don’t forget to have it on a hot sunny day!
2. Prevent constipation:
Sugarcane juice is rich in fibers, making it a good choice for gut health. It improves digestion and helps to get rid of digestion issues. Above all, it has laxative effects, which makes it a healthy drink to prevent constipation. So, if you often suffer from constipation, regular intake can help you prevent and cure this condition.
3. Diuretic action:
Sugarcane juice is naturally diuretic which means it helps you flush out the toxins and get rid of excess body fluid. As a result, it helps prevent urinary tract infections, is helpful in kidney stones, and even relieves the burning sensation while passing urine.