But so far not many people understand that Bitter Melon that many contain compounds that are very good for human health.
Bitter Melon Benefits For Health:Bitter Melon has been used by Asian people and Native Americans for a long time as a diabetes drug, to prevent measles, malaria, hepatitis, get rid of worms and parasites, as a tonic (an aphrodisiac), as well as anti-inflammatory medicine for healing wounds and ulcers. In Jamaica, Bitter Melon processed into tea leaves, which help reduce digestive problems and constipation. In the Philippines, bitter melon leaves are often used to treat cough in children.
Bitter Meloncontain at least three different bioactive compounds:charatin, insulin-like peptides and alkaloids, which have the ability to lower blood sugar levels in the body. A study by the Institute Jawaharial Nehru, India, has shown that bitter melon fruit improve insulin sensitivity. Consuming 100 mg Bitter Melon produce comparable effects with 2.5 mg of anti-diabetes drug glibenclamide. However, further research is needed to determine whether all these compounds work simultaneously or whether one compound is more effective than another.