Benefits Of Bitter Melon –

An Awesome Natural Medicine

Bitter Melon is the common name of Momordica charantia. Bitter Melon is also known by the name Bitter gourd. Bitter Melon grows mainly in tropical areas, where it is used as a food and a medicine. It has a very bitter taste.  The fruit of the bitter melon plant is the safest and most prevalent part of the plant that is used medicinally.

Bitter melon juice is great for curing diabetesBitter melon juice is great for curing diabetes

Bitter Melon is reported to help in the treatment of diabetes and psoriasis. It has also been reported that Bitter Melon may help in the treatment of HIV.

This bitter melon vegetable has many effective benefits of which one is that it helps to improve diabetic and toxemia conditions. It consists of the vitamins B1, B2, B3 and C. In addition to this it has rich mineral content values like magnesium, phosphorus, zinc, manganese and also rich in iron.

It contains folic acid twice the beta-carotene content of broccoli, twice the calcium of spinach and twice the potassium present in banana.

It exhibits a unique property in polypeptide-P, which acts as an insulin-like compound and is medically recommended as a replacement for insulin in some diabetic treatments. Another unique property of bitter melon is the presence of phytoconstituent called charantin that is confirmed to have hypoglycemic effects.

Bitter Melon For Diabetes

Bitter melon is highly beneficial in lowering sugar levels in blood and urine because it has hypoglycemic compounds, insulin from the plant. Bitter gourd juice has to be taken to promote glucose tolerance and to control levels of insulin.

Bitter Melon For Cholera

Two teaspoons of bitter gourd leaves juice mixed with two teaspoons of white onion juice & one teaspoonful of limejuice can be consumed to treat early stages of cholera. This has to be taken as a frequent dosage daily till the body condition returns to normal.

For Treating Blood Disorders

Problems such as blood boils and itching due to toxemia can be treated by sipping 50mg of bitter gourd juice mixed with a teaspoonful of limejuice. This dosage may be taken on an empty stomach gradually daily to gain improvement in the health status.

Bitter Gourd For Eye Problems

The beta-carotene properties present in the bitter melon vegetable help to keep the eye problems in check and assists to improve the eyesight.

Other Health Problems Treated By Bitter Melon

To improve the body energy and stamina, bitter gourd juice may be consumed regularly. This also helps to stabilize the sleeping patterns. Bitter melon juice also cleanses, repairs and nourishes liver upsets due to excessive consumption of alcohol, because it has alcohol intoxication properties.

The leaves of the bitter melon plant can be made into a juice and mixed with one glass of buttermilk to be consumed on an empty stomach. This gives significant relief when suffering from piles. If the paste of the roots of bitter melon is applied over the piles affected external region, the healing will be faster.

Around 60gms of fresh bitter melon juice mixed with a measure cup of honey and water acts as perfect medicine for asthma, bronchitis and pharyngitis when taken daily.

Read an earlier posting in this site re using bitter melon for cancer treatment

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Published by Henry Sapiecha 30th April 2010

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