This popular vegetable is revered both in Ayurvedic Medicine and curry dishes alike. Its bitterness was key to its early discovery by ancient physicians who used it to strengthen the digestive potential for sweet foods and to support balance.*Modern research has revealed an array of unique plant compounds that mirror and support pancreatic function and insulin production.*
- Helps support normal blood sugar levels with compounds called charantin and momordicin. Additional key compounds such as vicine, peptides, and polypeptide-p (plant insulin) also work together to give Bitter Melon its potency.*
- Helps maintain a normal level of triglycerides and cholesterol in the liver and blood.*
- Helps support a normal immune system function.*
Bitter melon is used for various stomach and intestinal disorders including gastrointestinal (GI) upset, ulcers, colitis, constipation, and intestinal worms. It is also used for diabetes, kidney stones, fever, a skin condition called psoriasis, and liverdisease; to start menstruation; and as supportive treatment for people with HIV/AIDS.
Organic bitter melon fruit (Momordica charantia Linn.) standardized extract (5% Bitters containing Momordicosides & Charantin – 12.5 mg)250 mg, organic bitter melon stem powder (1% Bitters – 4.10 mg) 410 mg
Since Himalaya’s Pure Herbs are in capsule form, some children below 14 years may find it difficult to swallow them. For this reason, Pure Herbs are recommended for children ages 14 and above.
1 capsule after meals, twice daily.