Bottle gourd belongs to the cucumber family. Bottle gourd is an optimal source for vitamin C. Vitamin C helps to boost bone health, blood vessels and it also helps the body to absorb iron. It is also essential for wound healing and help to improve brain function. Bottle gourd is a natural diuretic; it stimulates urine flow and helps liver health. Bottle gourd also contains minerals like magnesium and iron. Iron helps blood cells to carry oxygen to all body parts. It also helps to treat anemia and shortness of breath. Magnesium promotes the health of nervous system and keeps bone strong.