bitter gourd

Bitter gourd is a creeping annual plant, and it is scientifically called (Momordica Charantia), as it is popularly called by several names, including: Korean cucumber, and balsamic pear. The fruits of bitter gourd are similar to cucumber or zucchini, but they differ in terms of the presence of some bumps and zigzags on their outer peel, and their taste is bitter. Pumpkin is often used in Asian countries because of its health and medicinal benefits. It contains several vitamins such as: vitamin K, vitamin C, and vitamin B9, in addition to many minerals such as: zinc, potassium, phosphorous, and others.[1]

Health benefits of bitter gourd

Pumpkin has many benefits, including:[2]

  • cures diabetes; It contains a compound that lowers blood sugar, regulates insulin levels in the body, and reduces the problem of insulin resistance.
  • The body activates naturally; Regular consumption of bitter gourd in juice improves endurance, stimulates energy, and improves restless sleep patterns.
  • enhances the immunity of the body; It contains antioxidants that fight infections and diseases effectively, which increases the body’s immunity and improves overall health.
  • benefits heart health; It stimulates blood circulation, improves heart and respiratory health, and treats asthma, pharyngitis, and bronchitis.
  • Purifies and cleanses the blood of toxins; It contains antimicrobial properties that help treat skin disorders, excrete toxins from the body, treat septicemia, and prevent the growth of cancer cells.
  • Strengthens the digestive system, flushes toxins from the stomach, intestines and liver, and improves metabolism.
  • It helps treat alcohol poisoning and relieves gout pain.
  • Reduces weight through its ability to prevent the accumulation of fat in the body, and improve metabolism.
  • It enhances eyesight and treats eye disorders, as it contains a high level of vitamin A and beta-carotene.

The best way to eat bitter gourd

The bitter gourd juice method is the best way to take it. The juice is prepared through the following:[3]

  • Bring an appropriate amount of completely immature green bitter gourd, taking into account the avoidance of the colored type such as orange or yellow; Because the percentage of bitterness in it is very high.
  • Clean the squash by washing it in cold water, and cut it into slices.
  • Soak the slices in water for at least half an hour to reduce their bitterness.
  • Put the slices in the blender with a little water and mix well, and you can add lemon juice, onion juice, a little cucumber, or apple to get better health results.

the reviewer

  1. ↑ “Bitter Melon and Diabetes: Benefits and Side Effects”, www.healthline.com, Retrieved 8-6-2018. Edited.
  2. ↑ “What Are the Benefits of Eating Bitter Gourd?”, www.livestrong.com, Retrieved 6-8-2018. Edited.
  3. ↑ “7 Health Benefits of Bitter Gourd (Karela) Juice”, food.ndtv.com, Retrieved 8-6-2018. Edited.

Bitter gourd benefits

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