Okra plant and its seed pods are also known as “lady’s fingers”. People in the UK, US and Philippines call this plant okra, while those in Caribbean and Nigeria call it okro.

A glass of okra contains 2 g of proteins, 30 calories, 0.1 g of fats, 3 g of dietary fiber, 80 micrograms of folate, 7.6 g of carbohydrates, 60 mg of magnesium and 21 mg of Vitamin C. These substances make this plant extremely beneficial for the health.

You can consume okra plant at any period during the year and in various forms – boiled, stewed, fried, pickled.

Okra is believed to treat asthma and diabetes. It also boosts the immune system, prevents kidney illnesses and lowers cholesterol levels. Moreover, it reduces glucose quantity through the gastrointestinal system.

We offer you a home-made recipe that contains okra, which is a perfect and natural blood sugar regulator.

Take four okras and cut their head parts and tail parts. Put three cuts into a glass of water and let them stay there during the night. Consume the water every morning 30 minutes before breakfast.