The drumstick tree, very common in India is a warehouse of minerals and vitamins. The root, bark, stem, leaves and fruit are all useful.
Juice extracted from this vegetable is rich in calcium and given to children to strengthen bones.
The leaves and vegetable are given to pregnant women to avoid complications during deliveries.
Inhaling steam of boiling drumsticks eases congestion and asthma.
The juice of drumstick leaves can arrest hiccups.
Lime juice mixed with drumstick leaves juice can give a glowing complexion.