biter melon

Bitter Melon, scientifically known as Momordica charantia, enhances appetite, acts as a blood purifier and works as a laxative. Especially recommended for supporting healthy blood sugar levels, recent studies have shown that bitter gourd contains certain hypoglycemic properties which lower sugar levels in blood.

According to traditional Indian medicine, Karela counters Diabetes by regulating glucose uptake and increasing insulin-sensitivity. A member of the Cucurbitaceae family, the vegetable is extensively grown in India. It has certain antidotal, antipyretic tonic, appetizing and laxative properties and hence is used extensively in various medicinal preparations in Ayurveda.   A vegetable with multiple medicinal properties, Karela often acts as a digestive aid and prevents dyspepsia and constipation. An effective stimulant to digestion, Karela is also used for the treatment of various gastrointestinal diseases.

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