Singhara is used for treating diarrhoea, dysentery, thyroid problem, swelling and bronchitis. Singhara is rich in proteins, carbohydrates, vitamin B, C, iron, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iodine and contains no fat. It is natural antioxidant, prevents wrinkles, protects from UV rays and helps to cure weakness. Singhara is a fruits so in Vrat or fasting its flour is used for preparing dishes. It can be eaten raw, boiled and as flour (after drying and grinding).