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Bitter Gourd
  • Last Updated2012/10/29 16:14:55
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  • Full NameHARIKESH AGRAHARI 
  • Country/RegionIndia 
  • Address1, kumar society, dindori rd, patel saw mill panchavati  
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Bitter gourd is a fast growing warm seasonal climbing annual, native to South Asia. Considered one of the most nutritious gourds

Natural Benefits and Curative PropertiesThe bitter gourd has excellent medicinal virtues. It is antidotal, antipyretic tonic, appetizing, stomachic, antibilious and laxative. The bitter gourd is also used in native medicines of Asia and Africa.DiabetesThe bitter gourd isspecifically used as a folk medicine for diabetes. Recent researcheshave established that it contains a hypoglycaemic or insulin-likeprinciple, designated as 'plant-insulin', which has been found highlybeneficial in lowering the blood and urine sugar levels. It should,therefore, be included liberally in the diet of the diabetic. Forbetter results, the diabetic should take the juice of about four orfive fruits every morning on an empty stomach. The seeds of bittergourd can be added to food in the powdered form. Diabetics can also usebitter gourd in the form of decoction by boiling the pieces in water orin the form of dry powder.

A majority of diabetics usually suffer from malnutrition as they are usually under-nourished. Bitter gourd being rich in all the essential vitamins and minerals, especially vitamin A, B1, B2, C and Iron, its regular use prevents many complications such as hypertension, eye complications, neuritis and defective metabolism of carbohydrates. It increases body's resistance against infection.

PilesThe juice of fresh leaves of bitter gourd is valuable in piles. Three teaspoonfuls of leaf juice mixed with a glassful of buttermilk should be taken every morning for about a month in this condition. A paste of the roots of bitter gourd plant can also be applied over piles with beneficial results.Constipation and PilesThe cellulose content of the beet acts as a bulk residue, increases peristalsis. Its regular use thus prevents habitual constipation. A decoction of the beet root is highly valuable in chronic constipation and haemorrhoids, i.e.piles. It may be given in doses of half to one tumblerful at bed time.Blood DisordersBitter gourd is highly beneficial in the treatment of blood disorders like blood boils, scabies, itching, psoriasis, ring-worm and other fungal diseases. A cupful of fresh juice of bitter gourd mixed with a teaspoonful of lime juice should be taken, sip by sip, on empty stomach daily for four to six months in these conditions. Its regular use in endemic regions of leprosy acts as a preventive medicine.Respiratory DisordersBitter gourd plant roots are used in folk medicine for respiratory disorders from ancient times. A teaspoonful of the root paste mixed with equal amount of honey or basil leaf(tulsi) juice, given once every night for a month acts as an excellent medicine for asthma, bronchitis, pharyngitis, colds and rhinitis.AlcoholismLeaf juice is beneficial in the treatment of alcoholism. It is an antidote for alcohol intoxication. It is also useful in liver damage due to alcoholism.CholeraFresh juice of leavesof bitter gourd is also an effective medicine in early stages ofcholera and other types of diarrhoea during summer. Two teaspoonfuls ofthis juice mixed with equal quantity of white onion juice and ateaspoonful of lime juice should be given in these conditions.

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