Bitter Melon Powder
Latin Name: Momordica charantia Linn
Appearance: Light Yellow fine powder
Used Part: Fruit
Test Method: UV
Sieve Analysis: Pass 80 mesh
Shelf Life: 2 years
Bitter gourd, named for its bitterness, is also called cold gourd. Clear summer heat, clear eyes, detoxification. Treatment of fever, heatstroke, dysentery, naked eye pain, swelling and pain erysipelas, nausea. Momordica charantia is also a vegetable used to heat up in summer. Bitter gourd is rich in vitamin B, C, calcium, iron and so on. Li Shizhen said that bitter gourd has the effect of eliminating evil heat, relieving fatigue, clearing heart and eyes, invigorating qi and strengthening yang. According to the research, it has obvious effect of cryptoglycemia and has certain curative effect on diabetes mellitus. It also has certain antiviral ability and anti-cancer effect.
Balsam pear has the effect of lowering blood sugar. The blood sugar of normal and alloxan diabetic rabbits decreased significantly after they were fed with balsam pear juice. Hypodermic injection of extract from anterior pituitary gland caused hyperglycemia in rats. Water extract from balsam pear juice also had the effect of lowering blood sugar. Oral administration of Momordica charantia glycoside to rabbits can reduce blood sugar in a way similar to that of toluenesulfonylurea, but its effect on reducing blood sugar in cats with pancreas removed has not completely disappeared. Therefore, its hypoglycemic effect includes two kinds of effects on pancreas and non-pancreas. It is also believed that the hypoglycemic effect of dry extract of balsam pear juice and fruit on normal and diabetic rabbits is not true. Alcohol extracts from balsam pear did not reduce blood sugar in diabetic patients.
1 Applied in functional food field
2 Applied in the health care products field
3 Applied in the cosmetic field
4 Applied in the pharmaceuticals field