Jaggery is a widely used and common sweetener used for preparing various dishes in India.It is actually unrefined and non-distilled sugar.
Though the source of sugar and jaggery are the same ,they differ in properties and benefits . Jaggery extracted from palm trees is known as palm jaggery.Benefits of jaggery prepared from sugar cane and palm are similar.
Jaggery is a healthy alternative to white sugar beause of its medicinal benefits.
Some of them are listed below-
*Acts as an effective digestive agent
*Rich in minerals.
*Jaggery is an energizer and releases energy over an extended period of time.
*Jaggery effectively cleanses the stomach, food pipe and intestines.