Palm Jaggery



How Palm Jaggery is made

Pots are tied to Palm trees, Palm juice gets collected the pots. The collected Palm juice or padani(Tamil) from the palm trees is filtered and boiled in a huge vessel for more than 2 hours. The syrup gets thicker. The syrup is then poured into coconut shells, bowls to set. Once it is cooled n set, we have palm jaggery.


Benefits of Palm Jaggery

1. Rich Source Of Minerals
Palm jaggery is rich in essential minerals. According to studies, it has 60 times more minerals than white sugar. It is also the storehouse of many vitamins. Palm jaggery is rich in iron, Its regular consumption increases hemoglobin level and treats anemia. Has Magnesium, that regulates the nervous system. It is equally rich in calcium, potassium, and phosphorus.

2. Restores Healthy Digestion
Palm jaggery works as a digestive agent. People take small serving of it after heavy meals to digestion the food. It activates the digestive enzymes.

3. Active Cleanser
Palm jaggery also cleans up your system. It cleanses the respiratory tract, intestines, food pipe, lungs, and stomach. It also helps to wipe out the toxins from the body, leaving you healthy and fit, skin glowing! Prevents Blood Diseases And Disorders

4. Energy Booster:
Palm jaggery has composite carbohydrates. It releases out energy if you consume it regularly. It means that you can stay fresh and active for hours after eating palm jaggery.

5. Relieves Constipation
Jaggery palm is full of dietary fibers. These fibers help to treat constipation and indigestion. It helps to clean the system by flushing out unwanted particles. It also stimulates bowel movement.

6. Helps In Weight Loss
This is a startling fact about palm jaggery. Higher count of potassium in this raw sweetener reduces water retention and bloating. As such, your weight loss regimen is well supported by this sweetener.

7. Seasonal Effects On Body
Helps maintain body temperature

8. Treats Menstrual Problems
Palm Jaggery, due to its richness in many essential nutrients, is an effective natural treatment for many menstrual problems. It also helps in providing relief from cramps and stomach ache that are associated with menstruation.

9. Improves Sperm Quality And Production
According to Ayurveda, eating palm jaggery that is mixed with amla powder can help in the improvement of the quality of sperm. It also helps in boosting the sperm production. It also helps in lowering the weakness of the body and treats and prevents urinary problems among men.

10. Delays aging
High antioxidant helps to protect body cells from damages caused by free radicals.



Types of Palm Jaggery



How much to consume

  • Sweetness is higher, Smaller portion of Palm Jaggery is enough compared to white sugar. 5gm Palm Jaggery = 25gm White sugar.
  • Adults can consume 50gms to 100gms a day.
  • Expectant mothers must not consume more than 25gms for first 3months, after that as per taste requirement.
  • Kids below 10 years, can consume upto 50gms a day.

Where to buy Palm Jaggery

Quality 1 : (Daily Delivery) 250gm=Rs.120/-

Quality 2 : (Amazon) 250gm=Rs.120+delivery

Quality 2 : 250gm=Rs.320/-

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4 thoughts on “Palm Jaggery

  1. Prathibha says:

    Recently got palm jaggery in santhe , never used it before. But now I feel why did I not use it before. whenever I want to eat sweet , I just eat a small piece of it and there you are with full satisfaction same as eating sweet. I add to my tea, it tastes too good. I add to my daughter’s milk and she gets her dose of iron for the day. Thanks for the blog.

  2. Venkatesh says:

    Totally Jaggery is good for health compare to White sugar but few people add chemicals as well so need to make sure and should be Organic.
    Palm Jaggery is very good and it has good nutritional Value and even am planning to bye pl let me know where i can get this jaggery

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