Benefits: Stems Improve digestion and urinary Problems and reduce phlegm. The leaves improve circulation, ease nausea and stop swelling, and relieve cold symptoms and heal diabetes. Crushed fresh leaves and roots are good for the cracked skin on your heels. The aroma of the roasted deeds soothes toothache. Use: Young, light-green pea eggplants are grilled of soft-boiled and eaten with chilli dips. Once cooked, they are much softer and less bitter. The fruit is added to many types of soups and curries, including green curry.