Bamiya is rich with useful substances, including ascorbic acid and other vitamins. Seeds contain about 20% of the oil reminding olive. Pods of a bamiya are rich with mucous substances, contain many proteins, carbohydrates, organic acids, vitamins and various mineral salts.
Thanks to high content in fruits of a bamiya of mucous substances, dishes from a bamiya are useful to prevention and different treatment of diseases of a digestive tract. It is noticed that the bamiya helps to restore the exhausted organism forces after a hard physical activity or a long illness. According to some scientists the use of a bamiya is in the best way reflected also in a sexual potentiality. Broth and dishes from the fresh or frozen pods of a bamiya apply at bronchitis and cold.