The perception which you would derive from hearing the name ” Bitter Melon” will be a fruit with wart-like appearance with little bumps on its surface, jagged spikes on the rind, and particularly the very bitter savor it possesses. With this single snapshot are you planning to step back, sans realizing the immense benefits and qualities veiled over bittermelon? In that case, hark back to the highly renowned Amla(Indian Gooseberry) which smacks bitter at first and subsequently tastes sweeter. By the same token, rack your brains to those unpleasant realities of life which you confronted. For sure they were bitter in the first place, later they turned out to be bliss. As William Shakespeare said “Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud; Clouds and eclipses stain both moon and sun”, this bitterness, wart-like appearance, little bumps on its surface, jagged spikes on the rind of Bitter melon are nothing but like those sharp tiny thorns. Bitter Melon has many impressive health benefits hidden in it and it will inevitably top up your health status. Be along let’s unveil the mystique concealed within the Bitter Melon.
Bitter Melon is a member of the guard family who procured its name for the bitter taste it posses. It is grown and cultivated in tropical and subtropical parts of the world. It is an edible fruit with wholesome values. The seeds are also great treasures having unique benefits with them.
Morphologically it is a climber and climbs up with the help of tendrils. The botanical name of bitter melon is Momordica charantia Linn. where the species name Momordica means “one bite”, appears jagged as if bitten and the genes name charantia means graceful pendant fruits. In Ayurvedic classical texts, the Sanskrit term used for Bitter Melon is Karavellaka. It has been traditionally used for its Prameha ghana(antidiabetic),dipana(carminative), rochana(appetizer), pacana(digestive), kusthaghna( managing skin ailments), and agnimandya hara(rekindling weak digestive fire) properties.
Kerala Ayurveda’s Bitter Melon Capsule
Kerala Ayurveda’s Bitter Melon is an effective choice for your persistent forage for natural supplements for your balanced glucose metabolism and blood sugar support. Kerala Ayurveda’s Bitter Melon is a certified USDA organic, non-GMO verified vegan, with no wheat, corn, soy, or dairy. It must be surprising to know more about the specialties and benefits of little bitter herb.
Here are some amazing benefits :
Aid in Maintaining Healthy Blood Sugar Level
Kerala Ayurveda’s Bitter Melon is capable of supporting the maintenance of healthy blood sugar levels already within the normal range. Tikta rasa in it is basically responsible for this. In classical text Bhavaprakasha, it is stated that bitter melon is capable to help with prameha(deranged glucose metabolism). Hence among the Ayurvedic consortium Bitter melon is even designated as ‘plant insulin’.
Contemporary studies¹ have shown that Momordica charantia has exclusive effects in maintaining normal glucose metabolism and helping with insulin resistance.
Supports to Maintain Normal Cholesterol Levels in your Body
High cholesterol levels may pose a risk of having heart disease as they can build up fatty plaque in our arteries and disrupt normal blood circulation. This situation will make our heart work harder to pump blood to various parts of the body posing danger.
Kerala Ayurveda’s Bitter Melon extracts help us to regulate the optimum levels of normal cholesterol levels already within the normal range.
According to the holistic and eternal science of Ayurveda, health is defined as the balanced state of Tridoshas( Vata, Pitta and Kapha). Bitter melon has this noteworthy effect of balancing the three Doshas. It is little bit surprising that a herb with Tikta ( Bitter) and Katu ( Pungent) taste
doesn’t vitiate Vata.This is one of its unique abilities. With these two tastes bitter melon is particularly helpful in removing excess Kapha also that may accumulate in our body.
Antioxidants are substances that protect your body cells against free radicals, which may lead to various systemic abnormalities. Bitter melon has a proven antioxidant property due to the presence of phenols, flavonoids, isoflavonoids and terpenes.³
Yeah!! Bitter melon seems to undeniably match the acclaimed proverb ” Bitter pills may have blessed effects” !!
How to Use?
Adults take 1 caplet twice daily after food.
Support Normal Liver Metabolism
The liver is the first-line organ that undergoes direct challenges in deranged glucose metabolism. Hence maintaining the normal functioning of your liver cells should be given a serious concern. It is here Kerala Ayurveda’s Bitter Melon is rendering you a helping hand.
In the Ayurvedic concept liver functions and its bile production are highly concerned with the Pitta dosha functions. Hence any derangement in Pitta dosha will seriously affect the Pleeha (liver). Here the Pittahara( Pitta pacifying) action of Bitter Melon will help you to balance your Pitta dosha and thereby aid in the normal functioning of the liver. The cleansing effect of Bitter Melon owing to its Tikta taste helps in maintaining a healthy liver. Many more health benefits overlap with what the Tikta taste provides. Bitter melon is Katu (Pungent) too which denotes its ability to purify and cleanse the blood.
Maintain Blood Pressure within limits
With the progression in rate of metabolic syndromes most people with abnormal fat metabolism are observed to develop high blood pressure along with vascular dysfunction. Kerala Ayurveda’s bitter melon helps you to maintain the normalcy of blood pressure already within normal range.
The main Active principles in Momordica charantia are:
- Polypeptide -P
- Gallic acid
Your Safety Is Our Primary Concern
Pregnant women and people who are already on certain medications to lower blood sugar levels should talk to their health care providers before consuming this supplement.
Now those wrinkled temples would have been clear!! Yes, In this changing world as alternative systems of medicine are gaining momentum, with the knowledge of active principles identified from plant species, the best helping hand to maintain your health status is at the end of your sleeve. All you have to do is to buy and have Kerala Ayurveda’s Bitter Melon organic veg capsules. Looming are those affable days where you could enjoy having normal blood glucose metabolisms, cholesterol levels within the check. Come together let’s move one step ahead into a healthier world.
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Ayurveda considers the heart as one of the trimarmas or three vital organs and an important energetic point from which emerge different systems and channels like the spokes of a wheel. As the heart is the seat of Prana or life-giving force, Ayurveda advocates the importance of maintaining vibrant heart health so as to have a positive influence on our physical and mental well-being. In an era of people living inside their drop-dead busy schedules and days that demand exposure to stressful scenarios, it’s not a wonder that young and old are a part of an ‘ill hearted’ crowd.
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