Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) or karela is a traditional medicine for non-insulin dependent or type 2 diabetes. It contains insulin like constituent which helps in lowering blood sugar in urine and blood. It has anti-diabetic and hypolipidemic activities. Along with allopathic medicines this powder can be taken regularly for better control of blood sugar.
Karela powder can be prepared by drying karela and then grinding which gives its powder.
Benefits of Bitter gourd powder in diabetes
- Anti-diabetic and hypolipidemic
- Lowers blood and urine sugar levels
- Blood purification
- Natural laxative
- Improves body immunity to fight infections
Dosage of Bitter gourd powder (Karela powder)
1 teaspoon daily empty stomach in the morning.