Health benefits of Phalsa or Falsa

  • The fruit controls the blood pressure and cholesterol also soothing liver and gall bladder problems,
  •  It solves urinary problems such as burning and their juice helps ease the problem of high acidity and indigestion
  •  Phalsa cures anemia and skin dryness.
  • Phalsa relieves headaches, pimples, burning sensations, acidity, leucorrhea, and food aversion.
  • The fruit brings on urine flow, relieves thirst, protects against heat stroke, vomiting, nausea, and uneasy feelings due to heat.
  • The juice is digestive and alleviates stomach aches, normalizes the heart rate and blood pressure.
  • The fruit is full of antioxidants and is used to reduce cancer risk.
  • The ripe fruit is cooling. It is used to relieve heat conditions, throat disorders, and stomach aches.

Recipe For Phalsa Sherbet


  • 1/2 Kg Phalsa fruit
  • 2 Litres Water
  • 2 Tsp Ground cumin seeds
  • 2 Tsp Rock salt
  • Jaggery or Sugar or kishmish or dates for sweetness
  • Fresh mint leaves for garnishing


  • Soak phalsa in water for 30 minutes.
  • Strain out the fruit.
  • Mash the fruit and remove the seeds.
  • Add ground cumin, rock salt and jaggery to the water. Mix well.
  • Chill, add garnishing and serve.