Grown in central, eastern and south eastern Asia, Luffa acutangula is often kept as a houseplant in cold climate. Also referred as turai, it is loaded with dietary fibre, Vitamin C, and riboflavin. It is known for its anti-inflammatory and anti-biotic properties. It detoxifies the entire body naturally. Owing to its excellent beneficial properties, it is often used for curing many skin related disorders.