Bitter Gourd is bitter, cold and good for
health. This is antidotal, antibilious and laxative. Rich in
iron, vitamin A, B1, B2, and C, calcium, phophorous and potassium.
Ways To Control And Treating
Diseases With Bitter Gourd
If there is a cholera epidemic in the
region, the best way to be free from it is to drink the juice of bitter
gourd or that of its leaves (To a certain extent it is curative as
The bitter gourd juice mixed with an
equal quantity of coconut milk is used for 2-3 days as a worm killer.
Drinking 4 teaspoons of bitter gourd
juice everyday can cure or at least control diabetes (depending upon
Bitter gourd juice mixed with the juice
of neem leaves, til oil or coconut oil rubbed all over the skin and
washed off without using soap after 2 hours is one of the best
treatments for utricuria or eczema. Regular use prevents hypertension,
eye problems (sharpens the sight) and neuritis.
A recent study doctors shows that it
contains an insulin-like substance which has been found beneficial in
lowering blood sugar. For the best result drink the juice every morning
on an empty stomach.
A cup of fresh juice mixed with a
tablespoon of honey is used for asthma, bronchitis, piles. anemia,
gastric ulcers, cirrhosis of the liver, painful menstruation,
rheumatism and gout. It also tones up the heart muscles and prevents
For those who do not even like to try
bitter gourd: Wash and dry the bitter gourd. Slice it into rings along
with the seeds. Mix with turmeric powder and salt. Leave them for a few
hours. Extract the juice by pressing and then dry them in the sun for a
few days. They can be preserved and used as pappadams by frying in