Benefits of bottle gourd have been discovered long long time back by Ayurveda. For thousands of years bottle gourd used as medicines to treat various problems. It has cooling, nerve soothing and diuretic benefits for your health. It contains mostly 92% of water, packed with fibers and minerals also great source of zinc. Zinc is a vital mineral that contributes to healthy cell membranes. It also a great source of phosphorous, fiber, potassium, iron, sodium, and vitamin. Sesame oil when mixed with bottle gourd juice helps to cure problems of insomnia.