– Rich in malic, citric and oxalic acids.
– A mild laxative, stimulating liver functions.
– Applied externally, eggplant leaves make effective dressings for burns, dermatitis eruptions and haemorrhoids.
– The mucilage in eggplant adheres to the intestinal lining, slowing down the flow of fats into the blood. This makes eggplant an excellent plant for preventing or treating high cholesterol.