|Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia) History: The bitter melon plant is common in East Asia and parts of the United States . It is a plant also known as Bitter melon gourd, balsam pear, bitter cucumber, karela, or charantin.
Bitter Melon is rich in potassium , vitamin A and C, and á- and b- momorcharin. Bitter Melon is a popular traditional remedy used by Diabetics and people with high blood sugar levels. This fruit has an insulin-like protein called polypeptide-P, or plant insulin. The saponin of bitter melon possesses the effect of insulin and can stimulate insulin.
Bitter Melon Properties: Chinese Medicine use bitter melon for its abortive, contraceptive and antimicrobial properties to maintain healthy blood sugar level. It has "cooling" properties.
Bitter Melon Diabetes Dosage:
Take 3 to 6 tablets a day (600mg/Tablet).