Friday, August 26, 2016

10 Benefits of Bitter Melon (Bitter Gourd)

Bitter Melon is called also Momordica, Goya, Bitter Gourd, Karela, or Balsam Pear. In particular, it is known to reduce blood sugar levels in diabetics. Though it is not a scrumptious vegetable to consume in any form for many people, it is very nutritious and beneficial for our well-being. It contains a broad spectrum of antibacterial properties, whereas it is also known as an antibacterial and antiviral herb.

10 Benefits of Bitter Melon (Bitter Gourd)


After several scientific research, bitter juicing releases a substance called Map 30, it is very effective for the treatment of various types of cancers and benign tumors, as well as AIDS and HIV.


Bitter Melon juice purifies blood naturally, cures acne and helps in weight loss. The juice contains beta-carotene twice as much as in broccoli, calcium, twice of that in spinach and potassium and twice of that in bananas. The juice is full of vitamins B1, B3, vitamin C and phosphorus. It is also rich in dietary fiber which is why it is suggested as a herbal supplement.


Health Benefits of Bitter Melon Juice


Bitter Melon juice is a natural cure for many health problems especially for diabetes. Below are some health benefits associated with Gourd juicing.


1. Diseases

Bitter Gourd juice is highly effective for patients of jaundice and cholera. Patients should drink two teaspoons of bitter melon juice every day. Day time is suggested as the best time to drink the juice. The juice also treats different fungal infections such as athlete's foot and ring worn infection.

2. Blood Purifier

Bitter gourd juice cures different blood disorders, and cures toxemia and blood boils. Besides curing blood disorders, it also diminishes all types of skin irritation. karela juice is not easy to drink because of its bitter taste, so you can add honey and lemon in the juicer along with karela for flavor.

3. Boost Your Immune System

Bitter melon juice kills various micro organisms present in the digestive system and blood and perks up stamina as well. Its juice is also known as the "powerhouse of energy". It can lower down the effects of alcohol as well. It also works as a detoxifier and cures all internal disorders.

10 Benefits of Bitter Melon (Bitter Gourd)


4. Control Diabetes 

Bitter melon has the ability to increase the insulin sensitivity in our body. This juice secretes natural insulin known as hypoglycemic compound that lowers the level of sugar in the blood. It also improves the presence of glucose in the blood.

But it is recommended that diabetic patient must consult their doctor before using bitter gourd to avoid any chances of hypoglycemic condition.


5. Keeps Your Liver Healthy

Bitter Gourd juice although do not heal liver problems but it improves its function by flushing out its toxins and in this way it regenerate liver cells.

Bitter gourd can be used as an antidote for alcohol intoxication.

6. Helps to Fight Against Cancer

Bitter Gourd also contains Vitamin C which plays important role in eliminating free radicals which are the main cause of malignant or cancerous cells formation.




7. Skin Care

Consuming Bitter Melon is also good for your skin.

  • It removes toxins and keeps your skin clean and healthy and make it glow.
  • It removes acne and blemishes and protect from deep skin infections.
  • It treats blood disorders like blood boils, scabies, itching, psoriasis, ring-worm and other fungal diseases.
  • By removing free radicals it helps to slow down skin aging process.
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8. Helps to Lose Weight

Bitter Melon helps in losing weight. Like other fat burning foods, all you have to do is incorporate it in your diet to reap all the benefits.


  • It gives more nutrients than calories.
  • Its antioxidants help to improve body metabolism specially digestive system.
  • Its pod contains 80-85% water, and water is hunger suppressor and act as filling component.
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Bitter Melon Helps to Lose Weight


9. Help Relieve Constipation


It works wonders on constipation without causing diarrhea.

Bitter melon's fiber content improves digestion and helps to get rid of constipation.


10. Gut Health

Bitter melon has such anti parasitic compounds which are very helpful in treating number of parasitic infections. It is also used for treatment of various stomach and intestinal disorders including gastrointestinal upset, ulcers, colitis, constipation, and intestinal worms.
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