Bitter Melon Powder - 100% Natural - Organic
Bitter Melon Powder - 100% Natural - Organic

Bitter Melon Powder - 100% Natural - Organic

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ABOUT THIS PRODUCT:

Soil AssociationIngredients: 100% Bitter Melon
Country of Origin: India

Botanical Name: Momordica Charantia – Other Names:  Karela, Bitter Gourd

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 Bitter melon is a member of the same family as squash, melon, and gourds (Cucurbitaceae). Organic Bitter Melon Powder is very low in calories and dense with precious nutrients. It is an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, and B3, C, magnesium, folate, zinc, phosphorus, manganese, and high in dietary fibre. It is rich in iron, contains twice the beta-carotene of broccoli, twice the calcium of spinach, and twice the potassium of a banana.

Suggested use:

This plant is best prepared as a tea. Use one teaspoon of powder for each cup of water, gently boil in a covered pot for 20 minutes. Allow to cool and settle for 10 minutes then strain warm liquid into a cup (leaving the settled powder in the bottom of the pan). It is traditionally taken in one cup dosages, 2-3 times daily.

Precautions:

  • Avoid consuming bitter melon during pregnancy and whilst breastfeeding.
  • Avoid pre and post-surgical procedures as it is said to have blood thinning properties.
  • Not be used by those undergoing fertility treatment or seeking pregnancy.
  • Not be used by those with hypoglycaemia.
  • Diabetics should use with caution while monitoring their blood sugar levels regularly

This product has been tested for pesticides, artificial fertilisers, heavy metals, e.coli, yeast, mould, salmonella and foreign matter. This product contains no bulking agents, added sugar, palm oil or GMO.