Benefits of Bitter Gourd

Bitter Melon/Gourd is the most bitter of all vegetables. It’s a tropical vegetable and is widely grown in South,Southeast Asia, China, Africa, and the Caribbean. The Bitter Gourd might be almost detested by most but it’s a panacea for many ailments. It’s also used in cuisines across the world. It cures ailments such as:

  • Blood impurities:  Bitter gourd juice cures blood disorders like blood boils and itching due to toxemia.  Its regular intake also cures psoriasis and other fungal infections like ring-worm and athletes feet.
  • Cholera:  Its juice is known to cure Cholera if taken in the early
  • Immunity and energy:  Regular consumption of bitter gourd juice improves energy and stamina level and increases resistance against diseases and infections.
  • Insomnia: It cures insomnia and also sleeping patterns have been shown to be stabilized.
  • Eye problems:  The high beta-carotene in bitter gourd makes eases eye problems and improves eyesight.
  • Hangover:  It is an antidote for alcohol intoxication. It is also nourishes and repairs the liver damage caused due to alcoholism.
  • Piles:  The juice of bitter gourd taken in the morning with buttermilk on an empty stomach cures piles and constipation.
  • Respiratory disorders:  Its regular intake improves asthma, bronchitis and pharyngitis.
  • Diabetes mellitus:  Bitter Gourd is highly beneficial in lowering sugar levels in blood and urine without increasing blood insulin levels. It contains a hypoglycemic or insulin-like component, which lowers the blood and urine sugar levels. Its juice taken on an empty stomach works wonders in Diabetics.
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