Bitter Melon

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Bitter Melon

Bitter melon, also known as bitter gourd, Karela, or Balsam Pear, is a unique vegetable-fruit that can be used as food or medicine. It is considered the most bitter among all fruits and vegetables. Fresh bitter melon is a great course of Vitamin C, one of the most powerful natural antioxidants. Bitter melon notably contains the phytonutrient polypeptide-P, a plant insulin thought to lower blood sugar levels.

Nutritionals

  • Vitamin C
  • Folate
  • B-carotene
  • A-carotene
  • Vitamin A
  • VItamin K

Health Benefits

  • Helps lower blood sugar
  • Can help break down kidney stones
  • Aids in digestive health
  • Promotes healthy skin (i.e. acne, psoriasis, eczema)
  • Great for weight management
  • Boosts your immune system