Benefits of okra
It helps lubricate the large intestines due to its bulk laxative qualities. The okra fiber absorbs water and ensures bulk in stools which can help prevent and improve constipation. Okra binds excess cholesterol and toxins and assures easy passage for waste from the body. Okra fiber is excellent for feeding the good bacteria (probiotics). Okra is a supreme vegetable for those feeling weak, exhausted, and suffering from depression. Okra is used for healing ulcers and to keep joints limber. It helps to provide a protective coating for the digestive and respiratory tract. It is an anti-inflammatory food and can help with lung inflammation, asthma, sore throat, acne, and irritable bowel syndrome.