Loaki powerhouse of nutrients and health benefits. High on water and rich in vitamins and minerals, bottle gourd is also an effective home remedy for many health issues. Rich in dietary fiber, bottle gourd is easy to digest and is helpful in curing constipation and even piles.According to a research, 100 grams of bottle gourd contains 15 calories and is also low in saturated fats and cholesterol. It is packed with dietary fibres and keeps you full for long and thus promotes weight loss.Bottle gourd contains approx 96% of water and that’s the reason it is considered a perfect thirst quencher. It also prevents fatigue, especially during summers.