Sugarcane is grown in over 200 countries and India is the second largest producer of sugar. Maximum sugarcane is produced in Brazil. Besides production of sugar it is used to produce Falernum –a tradition cocktail mix which is used in Caribbean countries.
There are many benefits of sugarcane, it is used in many form eat can be eaten raw or it can be consumed in form of juice also. Sugarcane is also used to make molasses rum. It is also used to produce ethanol for fuel. The end products of sugarcane, which are left after juice has been extracted from it is use as bagasse to produce electricity.
Benefits Of Sugarcane
Freshly execrated juice of sugarcane by hand or electric machines is very common in India and the juice is served with lemon and rock salt. There are various health benefits of sugarcane, like chewing raw sugarcane, gives strength to teeth and gums.
Sugarcane juice can cure sore throat, and is great preventive for cold and flu. It has low glycemic index which keeps your body healthy. Its juice can be enjoyed by people who are suffering from diabetes as sugarcane juice does not contain any simple sugar. Due to alkaline nature of sugarcane it also helps to fight breast and prostate cancer.
Sugarcane is a very good replacement for aerated drinks like cola and pepsi.It gives strength to your body and keeps your body cool .It keeps your body hydrated during summers and prevents body from getting a heat stroke. As it is rich in carbohydrates it gives energy to the body, it can be used as an energy drink. Sugarcane also provides strength to heart, kidneys, eyes and brain. It helps in curing jaundice as it gives strength to liver which becomes weak during jaundice. It helps in keeping the urinary flow clear and also helps kidneys to perform their functions properly.