Herbs Garden PERIA+ Momordica Charantia Supplement 60 Capsules
Traditionally used to reduce Blood Glucose
Oral administration of the fruit or seed powder causes a reduction in fasting blood glucose and improves glucose tolerance in normal and diabetic aniamals and in humans.
There are report said that hypoglycaemic principles from Momordica Charantia include the sterol glucoside mixture charantin (fruit) and the pyrimidine nucleoside vicine (seeds).
- Reduce blood glucose level
- Help to reduce cholesterol level
- Prevention of the appearance of precancerous cells.
Each 400mg capsules contains Momordica Charantia Fructus extract 100mg.
Recommended Usage : 1-2 capsules twice daily after meals in the morning and night
Precaution : Not recommended in Pregnancy
What is Momordica Charantia?
M. Charantia (bitter melon or bitter gourd) is a flowering vine in the family Cucurbitaceae. It is a tropical plant that is widely cultivated in Asia, India, East Africa, and South America for its intensely bitter fruits that are commonly used in cooking and as a natural remedy for treating diabetes. It is a climbing perennial that usually grows up to 5 m, and bears elongated fruits with a knobbly surface. It is a useful medicinal and vegetable plant for human health and one of the most promising plants for diabetes.
Uses of Momordica Charantia ( Bitter Gourd )
- Improves Glucose tolerance
- Reduce Blood Sugar levels
- Stomach and intestinal disorders
- Kidney stones
- Liver disease
- Skin abscesses and wounds
Side effects & safety
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Bitter melon is LIKELY UNSAFE when taken by mouth during pregnancy. Certain chemicals in bitter melon fruit, juice, and seeds can start menstrual bleeding and have caused abortion in animals. Not enough is known about the safety of using bitter melon during breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: Bitter melon can lower blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes and take medications to lower your blood sugar, adding bitter melon might make your blood sugar drop too low. Monitor your blood sugar carefully.
Surgery: There is a concern that bitter melon might interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgery. Stop using bitter melon at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.