1)Bitter gourds are very low in calories but dense with precious nutrients.
2)Cooked bitter gourd stimulates the appetite, cleanses the liver, purifies the blood.
3)Bitter gourd juice is highly beneficial for treating blood disorders like blood boils and itching due to toxemia.
4)Bitter gourd juice contains an enzyme that inhibits the transportation of glucose (sugar), thus lowering blood sugar levels, cutting off the food supply to cancer cells, retarding their growth.
5)In early stages of cholera, take two teaspoonfuls juice of bitter gourd leaves, mix with two teaspoonfuls white onion juice and one teaspoonful lime juice. Sip this concoction daily till you get well.
6) Bitter melon contains a hypoglycemic compound (a plant insulin) that is highly beneficial in lowering sugar levels in blood and urine. Bitter melon juice has been shown to significantly improve glucose tolerance without increasing blood insulin levels.
7)Regular consumption of bitter gourd juice has been proven to improve energy and stamina level. Even sleeping patterns have been shown to be improved/stabilized.
high beta-carotene and other properties in bitter gourd makes it one of the
finest vegetable-fruit that help alleviate eye problems and improving eyesight. 9)Skin ailments resulting due to excessive heat in the body can be cured
if Karela juice is applied on the affected area.
10)If the juice of Karela leaves is taken with hot water it is said to give relief from Intestinal parasites and eradicate them.
11)To stop vomiting in children a mixture of 3 Karela seeds and 3 seeds of Black Pepper ground coarsely is given to them to eat.