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Santol Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Santol, Cottonfruit
Botanical Name
Sandoricum Koetjape, Sandoricum Nervosum
Hindi Name

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Santol Cures


Action of Santol

Nutrients in Santol

Parts Used

Roots, Bark, Leaves.
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Santol is a fruit of a tree.
The tree is evergreen.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to 20 M.

Grown In

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Materia Medica for Santol

Santol General

Cottonfruit is rich in vitamin B and C, and minerals as iron, phosphorus and calcium. It is sour in taste with various health benefits. Vitamin B improves Brain functions including learning and memory. Vitamin C improves the body's immunity against illnesses. Minerals are essential for maintaining bone health and oxygenation of blood.
It promotes muscle and nerve health. It is rich in potassium. It maintains muscle nerve movement and strengthens the muscles.
It nourishes Brain cells. It prevents diseases like Alzheimer disease. It slows down the process of cell degeneration.
Cottonfruit is rich in antioxidants and vitamins. It improves the blood flow to the Heart.
It is rich in fibre content. It helps in eliminating excess cholesterol from the body.
The antibacterial properties of cottonfruit reduce bad breath and cavities in the mouth.
Cottonfruit prevents Leukemia. It has phytonutrient content which prevents the multiplication of cancerous cells.
Santol fruit contains sandorinic acid and bryonotic acid. It prevents the body from allergies. It flushes the allergens and toxins out of the body.
It is good for Diabetic patient. Cottonfruit is rich in fibre and has a low glycemic index. It prevents in sudden rise and fall of sugar levels in the blood.
It is also good for Diarrhea.
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Brandon ( Philippines )
25 Jun 2019
Can I please ask what are the benefits that we can get from the the leaves of the cotton fruit?
26 Jun 2019
Hello Brandon, Please see the link for benefits of Cottonfruit or scroll above and read Materia Medica.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
08 Dec 2020
Is santol an antihyperlipidemic?
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