Health benefits of using Bitter Melon

Bitter melon as a Vegetable | Bitter melon as a Medicine | Bitter melon excellent for Diabetic Patients | Bitter melon as Skin Toner | Bitter melon as a Conditioner
Health benefits of using Bitter Gourd
Bitter melon, also known as bitter gourd or ‘karela’ in Hindi, is a vegetable found commonly in Asian countries. As the name suggests, it is bitter in taste but serves a best remedy for diabetic patients. It burns the fat present in the body thereby helps in weight loss. Few most common health benefits of bitter melon are mentioned below:
  • Bitter melon improves the blood circulation in the body, prevents clotting and helps in healing the wound very quickly. 
  • It is helpful in treating many skin infections such as eczema, psoriasis and fungal infections like ringworm etc.
  • It has anti aging properties and helps to prevent wrinkles.
  • Regular consumption of bitter melon helps to purify blood and thus prevents acnes. It frees the skin from blemishes and keeps it glowing.
  • It is a very good remedy for many heart diseases and diabetes. It lowers the level of blood cholesterol in the body thereby reducing the risk of heart attack.
  • It keeps the liver and bladder healthy thus helping in curing kidney stone.
  • It is rich in fibre therefore it keeps the digestive system healthy and removes the toxins from the body.
  • It contains insulin like chemical which is helpful in reducing the blood sugar level. Bitter melon juice serves a homemade medicine for diabetic patients.
  • Fresh pods of bitter melon serve an excellent remedy for various respiratory disorders such as asthma, cough, cold etc.
  • Mix 3 teaspoons of bitter melon leaves in 1 glass buttermilk and consume this mixture every morning empty stomach. It is a good remedy for piles.
  • It contains an antioxidant named beta carotene which is helpful in improving vision.
  • In case of minor intestine infection, take two teaspoon juice of bitter melon leaves with two teaspoon white onion juice and one teaspoon lime juice regularly.
  • Mix 1 cup of fresh bitter melon juice with yoghurt and apply on your hair. Leave it for some time and then rinse with water. It serves a natural conditioner for your hair.
  • Prepare a hair pack by mixing bitter melon juice and cumin seeds and apply it to the scalp. It serves a good remedy for dandruff.
  • Applying fresh bitter melon juice in hair helps to remove split ends.
  • Mix bitter melon juice with a pinch of sugar and apply it on the hair. It serves a natural remedy for hair loss.
  • Applying bitter melon juice on hair is also helpful in preventing grey hair.
Caution:
Excessive consumption of bitter melon may lead to mild abdominal pain or diarrhea. Therefore one should not consume more than 2 melons in a day. Also pregnant women should avoid excessive use of bitter melon as it may lead to premature labor.

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