Health Benefits of Bitter Gourd-Cures Disease


Dear Readers, One of the Indian favorite vegetable is bitter gourds which is cultivated all over India. Bitter gourd taste is bitter, light for digestion, stimulant of gastric fire, warm purgative, soothing and conducive to digestion. Bitter gourds are good for appetite and cure, windiness, cough, blood impurities, bile, fever, worms, piles, burning in the kidneys, dissolves kidney stone, diabetes, arthritis, cholera, jaundice, anaemia and leucoderma. It is antdotal, antipyretic tonic, stomachic, appetizing, antibilious and laxative. Bitter gourd used in Asia and Africa as native medicines. Though it is bitter in taste gives sweest results. Isn’t it? I like it. Do you?

Health Benefits of Bitter Gourd-Cures Disease
Health Benefits of Bitter Gourd-Cures Disease

Bitter gourd contain water, fat, protein, fibre, 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. Other kind is small, dark green in color little oval. Both are bitter in taste. When they ripe they turn into reddish. The bitterness is reduced by steeping the peeled biter gourd in salt water before cooking.

Home Remedies for Bitter Gourd


Recent researches by a team of British doctors established that bitter gourd contain insulin and hypoglycaemic 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.

Blood Disorders

Bitter gourd is an excellent remedy for the treatment of blood disorders like scabies, blood boils, itching, psoriasis, ring worm 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 remedie in piles. One glass buttermilk mix with three tbsp bitter gourd leaves juice and take daily morning on empty stomach for one month. Bittergourd 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 excellent remedy for jaundice and diabetes.

Respiratory Disorders

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.

Liver Damage

Need to take I cup of bitter gourd leaves juice morning on empty stomach daily for three months. It is marvelous remedy for liver damage.


Fresh bitter gourd leaves juice is an effective remedy for cholera and other types of diarrhoea during summer. Mix 2 tbsp bitter gourd leaves juice, 2 tbsp white onion juice, 1 tbsp lime juice and give it to patient daily morning on empty stomach for 1 month or till the disease get cure.

Note: If any serious health problem please consult to your doctor immediately. The above tips should be followed Under the guidance of your health-care practitioner.

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