Zucchini is a type of squash, fuzzy melon is a gourd, related to winter melon. Fuzzy melon is used in a number of dishes such as soups and stir-fries. It can also be filled and steamed. They are sweet when immature but in ripened state it loses its sweetness acquiring a rather bland taste, like that of the cucumber.It has a mild aroma, which is not very prominent.
By drinking wax gourd juice on empty stomach in the mornings peptic ulcers can be cured.
For preventing blood loss from nose or as a result of piles,fresh juice of winter melon can help.
The pulp can be boiled and then mixed with sugar into a sticky product by warming it. This is an excellent means of gaining weight after suffering from diseases like tuberculosis or diabetes.
It is an effective diuretic, which helps in eliminating toxins by causing frequent urination.