Upo (1kg per piece)
Why do we use this product?
- Upo or bottle gourd in English is a kind of huge green vegetable fruit, that is used as main dish.
- Here are some of the amazing health benefits of upo:
- Improves digestion and prevents constipation
- Acts as a diuretic
- Has a cooling effect
- Reduces risk of urinary infection and high blood pressure
- Reduces blood sugar levels
- Reduces liver inflammation
- Contains vitamins and minerals that combat cancer
- Aids in weight loss because it has a low calorie count
- Its young leaves have more vitamins and minerals than the fruit.
How do we use this product?
There are many culinary uses of upo. Sautee with tomatoes, garlic and pork for a satisfying meal. Make upo patties or tempura. Cook in coconut milk or add to vegetable curry.
Mix the juice with other fruits like watermelon or jicama to produce a hydrating drink.
The bottle gourd can be eaten fresh. It can be grated and mixed with salad dressing or yoghurt to add nourishment to salads or sandwiches. It may also be pickled.
Upo (Bottle Gourd)
Conventionally grown, not organic. We recommend ozonating.
Size - 1kg per piece
*** Delivery is available in selected barangays of Pasig, Mandaluyong, San Juan, Makati, Pasay, Quezon City, Paranaque and Manila only.