Dear Readers, One of the Indian favorite vegetable is bitter gourds which are cultivated all over India. Bitter gourd taste is bitter, light for digestion, a stimulant of gastric fire, warm purgative, soothing and conducive to digestion. Bitter gourds are good for appetite.
It sure, windiness, cough, blood impurities, bile, fever, worms, piles, burning in the kidneys, dissolve kidney stone, diabetes, arthritis, cholera, jaundice, anemia, and leucoderma. It is antidotal, antipyretic tonic, stomachic, appetizing, antibilious and laxative. Bitter gourd used in Asia and Africa as native medicines. Though it is bitter in taste gives sweet results. Isn’t it? I like it. Do you?
Bitter gourd contains water, fat, protein, fiber, carbohydrates, calcium, minerals, iron, phosphorus, vitamin A, vitamin B, B1, B2 vitamin C. It is 10 to 20cm long, tapering at the ends, and covered with blunt tubercles. The seeds are white in color while it is raw and becomes red when they are ripe.
There are two types of bitter gourd. One is large and long, oblong and pale green in color. Another kind is small, dark green in color little oval. Both are bitter in taste. When they ripen they turn into reddish. The bitterness is reduced by steeping the peeled bitter gourd in salt water before cooking.
Home Remedies for Bitter Gourd
Recent researches by a team of British doctors established that bitter gourd contains insulin and hypoglycemic like principle, beneficial in lowering the urine and blood sugar level. Need to take a glass of bitter gourd juice on empty stomach daily. It also increases body resistance power against infection.
Bitter gourd is an excellent remedy for the treatment of blood disorders like scabies, blood boils, itching, psoriasis, ringworm and other fungal diseases. Need to take a cup of bitter gourd juice by mixing 1 tbsp lime juice in it daily for six months on empty stomach. Regular use of bitter gourd in endemic regions of leprosy act as a preventive medicine.
Bitter gourd leaves juice is useful remedies in piles. One glass buttermilk mix with three tbsp bitter gourd leaves juice and take daily morning on empty stomach for one month. Bitter gourd roots paste apply over piles to get beneficial results.
Take a glass of bitter gourd juice on empty stomach daily for 1 month as it is very beneficial to health. It is also an excellent remedy for jaundice and diabetes.
From ancient times bitter gourd plant roots used in folk medicine for respiratory disorders. Roots paste 1 tbsp mix with 1 tbsp honey or tulsi leaves juice and take daily night time before bed for 1 month is an excellent remedy for asthma, bronchitis, pharyngitis, cold and rhinitis.
Need to take I cup of bitter gourd leaves juice morning on empty stomach daily for three months. It is a marvelous remedy for liver damage.
Fresh bitter gourd leaves juice is an effective remedy for cholera and other types of diarrhea during summer. Mix 2 tbsp bitter gourd leaves juice, 2 tbsp white onion juice, 1 tbsp lime juice and give it to the patient daily morning on empty stomach for 1 month or till the disease get the cure.
Note: If any serious health problem please consult your doctor immediately. The above tips should be followed Under the guidance of your healthcare practitioner.
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