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Bel fruit, (Aegle marmelos), bel also spelled bael, also called Bengal quince, tree of the family Rutaceae, cultivated for its fruit.
Major antioxidants in bael fruit are phenolics, flavonoids, carotenoids and vitamin C.
The unripe fruit, sliced and sun-dried, is traditionally used as a remedy for dysentery and other digestive ailments. The ripe fruit is sweet, aromatic, and cooling.