Published: 2018-04-12   Views: 408
Author: arogyam917
Published in: Alternative Medicine
HEALTH SECRETS OF BITTER GOURD ( Bitter Melon Or Karela )

 

Bitter gourd is an important vegetable crop and is grown for its immature tuberculate fruits which have a unique bitter taste. Fruits are considered a rich source of vitamins and minerals. Bitter gourd has immense benefits it can cure a lot of diseases.

These are the amazing Health Benefits of Bitter Gourd:

bitter gourd juice

Heart Health:

Reduces bad cholesterol levels by burning un-necessary fats which clog the arterial walls and thereby reduces the chances of heart attacks.

Weight Lose:

Rich in iron & beta-carotene with potassium. It relieves constipation and improves body blood circulation, thereby producing a slimming effect on the body.

Diabetes Cure:

Reverses the insulin resistance and activates protein kinase, activate the absorption of sugar in body cells. Hance improves glucose tolerance without increasing blood insulin levels.

Lower blood glucose level:

Contains phytonutrient, polypeptide-P, contain plant insulin which helps to lower blood sugar levels. Its hypoglycemic agent Charan tin increases glucose uptake and glycogen synthesis in the cells of liver, muscle and the adipose tissue.

Hypertension Cure:

Inhibits hypertension, high plasma cholesterols or high plasma lipids which affect patients with Type II diabetes thus decreasing the risk of stroke or heart attack.

Anti-parasitic property:

Antihelminthic compounds are used in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases and kill parasitic intestinal worms. It also stimulates the peristalsis of the food thus relieves indigestion and constipation problems too.

As Liver tonic:

Helps to maintain a healthy liver & bladder. It is useful in removing the kidney stones and relieving gouty pain.

Blood Cell Booster:

The compounds an eleostearic acid and the 15, 16-dihydroxy-a-eleostearic acid are a good remedy for leukemia and blood irregularities like anemia. It also helps in producing healthy red blood cells and balances the amount of WBC's in your body.

Skin Problem Cure:

Its juice cleanses the liver and blood of toxins and is highly beneficial for treating blood disorders like blood boils and itching due to toxemia.

Rich Source Of Iron:

Has a high amount of Folate which helps in treating a defective neural tube which usually occurs during an early stage of pregnancy.

Anti Ageing Property:

Vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant fight and eliminate the free radicals, reducing wrinkles and slow down the aging process. It also protects the skin from damage by the sun’s UV rays.

For Respiratory problems:

Fresh pods are an excellent remedy to treat respiratory problems like asthma, cold, cough, bronchitis and pharyngitis.

Rich Source Of Vitamins And Nutrients:

Contains flavonoids such as ß-carotene, α-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin. Low in calories, rich in phytonutrients like dietary fiber, minerals, vitamins and anti-oxidants and a good source of niacin (vitamin B-3), pantothenic acid (vitamin B-5), pyridoxine (vitamin B-6) and minerals such as iron, zinc, potassium, manganese, and magnesium.

Many Disease Buster:

Not only effective in killing malaria bacteria, but it can also weaken some viruses such as Cholera, Chickenpox, Measles, Herpes, and Jaundice.

Boost Immune System:

Bitter juice help to strengthen the immune system and increase the body’s resistance against a variety of infections.

Helpful In Psoriasis:

Regular consumption of its bitter juice has a curative effect in the treatment of psoriasis, fungal infections like ringworm and athlete foot as well as skin infections like eczema.

Acne Care:

Helps in preventing acne, because of its blood purifying properties. It keeps your skin glowing and free from blemishes and infections.

Eye Care:

As it rich in beta-carotene and other properties, helps in curing eye problems and in improving eyesight.

Detoxification Property:

Its anti-intoxication properties are beneficial in the treatment of hangover & eliminating liver problems due to alcohol consumption.

Helps In Curing Piles:

3 teaspoons of its juice, extracted from its leaves, added to a glassful of buttermilk & consumed on an empty stomach every morning has shown promising curative results in the treatment of piles.

Hair  Health:

Super hair tonic which imparts shine, wards off dandruff, treats split ends, combats dryness and itchiness of scalp, reduces hair loss, treats rough and tangled hair, prevents premature graying and removes excess oiliness in hair.

Regulate blood flow & clotting:

Aids in the healing process thus preventing further infections.

Rich Energy Source:

Regular consumption of its juice helps to improve the Stamina and Energy levels. Even sleep disturbance problems have been shown to be improved or get stabilized.

 

Bitter Melon (Karela) Side Effects:

Although Bitter Melon has a good reputation in treating many diseases, Despite that it also has side effects that you would never want to experience.
 
It can cause hypoglycemia due to charantin present on it. If you will drink its excessive Juice or eat too much bitter melon fruit you probably experience the problem of hypoglycemia. Take in a balanced proportion and watch your bitter melon intake especially if you are not a hyperglycemic patient.
 
If you do not have an idea of how to use bitter melon’s seed then do not try to eat it or do something with it. As this is highly toxic and might be lead to vomiting, diarrhea, etc So, don’t let your kids eat its seed because it is poisonous.
 
Note: It is contraindicated for pregnant women. If need to take it, try to take it in a small quantity, Why ? because bitter melon has a property that can cause abortion. It has minor charantin substance in it that might cause an ill effect on the gravid uterus.
 
Regards
 
Arogyam Pure Herbs

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