Bitter melon or Momordica charantia,Bitter gourd,bitter apple,wild cucumber,bitter cucumber,balsam pear,karela.

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Applications and Properties:

Applications:

Bitter melon or Momordica charantia imageBlood sugar management.
Direct hypoglycemic activity.
Treat psoriasis.
The blood lowering action of the fresh juice of the unripe Bitter Melon has been confirmed in scientific studies in animals and humans.

Properties:

Momordica charantia is a potential herbal alternative for blood sugar management, particularly in non-insulin dependent diabetes.Momordica charantia (bitter melon) is a proven hypoglycemic agent. One of the active principles responsible for this action is charantin, which is composed of a mixture of beta-sitosterol-beta-D-glucoside and 5,25 stigmadien-3-beta-ol glycoside.
Dosage:tinctures 1 teaspoon,about 5 ml two to three times per day.

Safety and Toxicity:

Bitter Melon Momordica charantiaRed arils (covering on seed) are reportedly toxic in children, causing vomiting, diarrhea, and death.

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