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Medicinal Properties of Gur or Jaggery

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Jaggery

Ayurveda Medicinal Properties of Jaggery

Introduction

Jaggery or gur is prepared from unrefined sugar and mainly made by boiling concentrated and raw sugar cane juice for a long time till it solidifies. Jaggery can also be prepared by extracting it from coconut sap and date palm; however, gur made from sugar cane is widely used. In many Indian traditional dishes, jaggery is widely used as healthy sweetening agent as it contains numerous nutrients and not completely refined like common sugar substance.

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