Ash Gourd which is also known as winter melon is a vegetable which is mostly eaten in China and India. The scientific name of Ash Gourd is Benincasa hispida. It contains protein, fat, carbohydrate, iron, energy etc. It helps to keep stomach free from the ulcer, helps to stop bleeding, beneficial for hair and face, helps to fight with mental illness. In India ash gourd is also used to make conventional sweet.