Wonder of Bitter Gourd

Bitter gourd is also known as bitter melon and is regarded as one of the best effective vegetables to improve diabetic and toxemia condition. It is very low in calories and full with precious nutrients. It is a great source of vitamins like B1, B2, and B3, C, magnesium, folic acid, zinc, phosphorus, manganese and high dietary fiber. It is rich in iron, potassium, calcium and beta-carotene. It also  has a hypoglycemic effect. It also has one insulin compound known as polypeptide. Bitter gourd has various health benefits and medicinal properties.

If you have boils and itching due to toxemia and excessive heat in summertime bitter gourd does wonder in this condition. Ground bitter gourd in a blender and extract the juice. Take 2 ounces of fresh juice and mix it with lime juice. Drink this mixture at empty stomach every morning for 4 months and see the change.



Bitter gourd contain hypoglycemic compound which helps to lower down the sugar level in blood and urine. It should be eaten daily by the diabetic patients. It is a wonderful natural medicine to them. Bitter gourd juice is also effective if the disease remain at early stage.  To make the medicine for cholera patients grind bitter gourd leaves and white onion. Extract the juice and mix it with lime juice and have it daily.

Bitter gourd enhances the body’s natural immunity system and builds a resistance against infection. That is why children should be given bitter gourd daily. Regular consumption of bitter gourd also saves us from psoriasis and other fungal infection like ring-worm and athlete’s foot. It is an effective medicine in piles. People suffer from piles and constipation may drink a glass of buttermilk and bitter gourd juice mixture at empty stomach in the morning. Follow this routine for a month and get benefited.

People who lack energy in their every day work may eat bitter gourd daily to get back energy and stamina.  It also solves the problem of sleeplessness. The high beta-carotene of bitter gourd removes eye problem and improves our eyesight. People, who are intoxicated, better drink bitter gourd juice to remove the hangover quickly. Bitter gourd juice according with honey and lime water improves asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory problems.