Brinjal Benefits Uses and Medicinal Properties

Most people do not like the taste of brinjal vegetables, while there are some people who believe that brinjal does not have any health benefits. While it is not so, brinjal is very beneficial for our health. It is beneficial in the treatment of diseases ranging from stomach diseases to serious diseases like piles. In this article, we are telling you in detail Brinjal Benefits Uses and Medicinal Properties.

What is Eggplant?

Brinjal is mainly used as a vegetable and is cultivated in many parts of the country. Brinjal plants are about 60-100 cm high and leafy. Its flowers are purple in color and its fruits are dark purple, white or yellow in long oval shape.

Name of Brinjal in Different Languages

Botanical name of eggplant: Solanum melongena Linn. (Solanum melongena) Syn-Solanum esculantum Dunal. It is a plant of Solanaceae (Solanaceae) family. Let us know by what names brinjal is known in other languages:

Brinjal in :

Brinjal, Brinjal, Brinjal

Sanskrit-vrintaka, vartaki, bhantaki, varttakaf, bhantika;

Odia – Brinjal


Kannad – Badne, Gulbadane

Gujrati-Ringana (Ringana), Vengan (Vengan)

Tamil-Kattrikkayi (Kattrikkayi)

Telugu-Bankaya, Verri vanga


Bengali – Begun

Marathi-Vange, Vangi

Malyalam-Valutina (Valutina)

Medicinal Properties of Brinjal

Eggplant is bitter, pungent, sweet, hot, short, sharp, oily, alkaline, phlegm-relieving, illuminating, spermicidal, palatable, heart, testicular, enlarging, receptive, sleeping, visual, gallbladder and blood-enhancing.

  • It is fever, cough, anorexia, worms, fever, heartburn and asthma.
  • Eggplant roasted over charcoal is extremely light, fiery and slightly galling.
  • Roasted brinjal with oil and salt is guru and aliphatic.
  • White brinjal is beneficial in Arsha and has inferior quality than brinjal.
  • The ripe fruit of brinjal is alkali, guru, pittakaraka and vatakopaka.
  • Eggplant root is anti-respiratory, laxative, analgesic and cardiovascular.
  • It is a sedative for colic, heart failure, inflammation, nasal ulcers, indigestion, fever, heart disease, respiratory disease, bronchitis, breathing difficulties, constipation and urinary difficulties.

Brinjal Benefits

Relieves ear pain

If you are troubled by ear pain, then you can get relief from this problem by using brinjal. According to experts, putting 1-2 drops of the juice of brinjal root in the ear reduces earache and swelling.

Brinjal gives relief from Toothache

Toothache is a common problem, the main reason for this is not taking care of cleaning the teeth properly. If you are also troubled by toothache, then use brinjal root. Make a powder of brinjal root and rub it on the teeth. This removes toothache.

Is useful in stomach diseases

Brinjal can also be used to get relief from problems like flatulence, indigestion and loss of appetite. To get relief from these problems, make and eat raw eggplant vegetable.

Uses of Brinjal to stop Vomiting

If you are vomiting or feeling nauseous, use eggplant to stop it. According to experts, drinking 5 ml ginger juice mixed with 5 ml brinjal leaves juice stops vomiting.

Benefits of Brinjal for Piles Treatment

Due to poor diet and wrong lifestyle, many people are troubled by the problem of constipation and later they suffer from serious diseases like piles . If you are also a patient of piles and want to get relief from the bleeding and pain caused by it, then use brinjal in the following way. For this, grind brinjal leaves finely and mix cumin and sugar and consume it. Its consumption provides relief from both bleeding and pain.

Helps in treatment of UTI problems

Many people are troubled by the problem of burning and pain while urinating . If you are also troubled by this problem, then take 5 ml of the juice of brinjal root. For more information related to this problem, contact the nearest Ayurvedic doctor.

Relief from Joint Pain

As soon as the winter season comes, many people get troubled by joint pain, especially in the elderly, this problem is seen more. You can get relief from joint pain by adopting some home remedies mentioned in Ayurveda. For this, roast the brinjal and grind it and wrap it in a cloth and tie it on the painful area. This removes the pain quickly.

 Is helpful in quick healing of wounds.

If there is a minor wound somewhere in the body, then by adopting many home remedies mentioned in Ayurveda, you can heal the wound quickly. According to experts, by boiling the powder of brinjal root in water and then cooling it and washing the wound, the wound heals quickly.

Use of Brinjal to get rid of Itching

Let us know how to use brinjal to remove the problem of itching. For this, crush the leaves and fruits of brinjal and mix sugar in it and apply it on the itchy area. Itching quickly disappears by applying this paste.

Helps in treatment of Insomania

These days, waking up late at night and working is very much in vogue, due to which the disease of insomnia is increasing in people. If you are also troubled by not sleeping till late at night, then include brinjal in your diet. Experts say that eating brinjal bharta mixed with honey leads to a good night’s sleep.  

Relief from wound pain

Apart from eating it as a vegetable, brinjal can be used in many other ways. As if you suddenly get an injury and are experiencing severe pain, then roast the brinjal and mix turmeric and onion in it and tie it on the injured place. Apart from this, eating 10-15 ml juice of roasted brinjal mixed with a little jaggery also reduces the pain of injury.

Useful Parts of Brinjal

According to Ayurveda, the following parts of brinjal are useful for health:

  • fruit
  • Leaves
  • Root

How to use Eggplant?

If you are using brinjal as a vegetable or food, then eat it like other vegetables. But if you want to use it as a home remedy for any disease, then contact an Ayurvedic doctor for the correct dosage information.

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