What are the pharmacological effects of okra extract
Okra originated in Africa and was later introduced to India. Now it is very common in tropical, subtropical, and temperate regions. It was introduced to China late in the early 1990s, and it is currently distributed in most areas.
Okra is rich in polysaccharides, flavonoids, proteins, oils, vitamins, minerals, and other components, and has high nutritional value. It is a new type of health-care vegetable.
Pharmacological effects of okra:
The researchers also studied the anti-fatigue ability of okra water extract. The research showed that okra water extract can promote fatigue recovery and improve anti-fatigue ability.
Studies have shown that okra extract has a strong scavenging ability to certain free radicals.
3. Lower blood sugar
The soluble fiber contained in okra can reduce the content of blood sugar and cholesterol, and okra is low in sugar and low in fat, so it is very effective as a weight-loss food.