Scientific Name: Citrullus Colocynthis
Common Name: Desert Gourd and Bitter Cucumber
Name in Urdu: تخم حنزل
Bitter Apple is mostly found in Asia. they contains small sized fruit which have plenty of health benefits and medical characteristics. The size of bitter apple is almost 6 mm, that it is compressed and smooth. the color of seed is yellowish orange or dark brown. the seeds are also be used as oil seeds. The oil that is obtained from their seeds is eatable and also used as bio-diesel.
· It has laxative effects
· It is anti-inflammatory
· It prevents diabetes
· It helps in hair growth
· It also prevents piles
· It can also be used as a pain killer
It can be a cause of fatigue if used in excessive quantity.