Karela (Momordica Charantia) has many names. In India among other Asian countries, it is known by this name, Karela. In English speaking countries, it’s known as bitter gourd, bitter squash or bitter melon. This cucumber-like fruit with ugly bumps all over it is popular due to its various health benefits. Karela seeds contain plant-based insulin known as polypeptide-P, which acts like insulin made in pancreas, which helps to lower sugar levels & long term toxic effect of high sugar levels. Karela also has charactin and momordicin, as 2 essential substances which are useful as anti-oxidants in normalizing blood pressure as well as warding off diabetes complications. Karela strengthens the immune system, wards off scavenging Free radicals & prevents cell damage by virtue of its anti-oxidant properties. As mentioned in Ayurvedic texts Karela is cold in potency, easily digestible & bitter in taste. It has Pitta, Kapha pacifying action & do not aggravate Vata. It also has Blood purifying properties & helps in de-worming. Karela facilitates oxygenated & proper blood flow to skin, which helps to cleanse & heal the skin disorders. It supports healthy digestion, acts as appetiser & has mild purgative action.
Please consult with your health care practitioner prior to the use of this product if you are pregnant or nursing, taking medications, or have a medical condition. Keep out of the reach of children.
Karela Powder (Momordica Charantia / Karela Fruit Powder), Ayurvedic Herb For Blood Sugar Control & Improves Liver Function, Herbal Supplement For Skin And Stomach (7 Oz / 200g), Bixa Botanical