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Bitter Melon Extract 4:1 Powder
Bitter Melon extract comes from a vegetable-fruit primarily found in subtropical parts of South America, Asia and Africa. Also referred to as bitter gourd, it contains several vitamins and minerals. The extracted herbal supplement may be useful in promoting good blood sugar levels and gastrointestinal health.
Bitter Melon comes from the Cucurbitaceae family, which includes squash, cucumber, watermelon and more. It is described as being one of the most bitter of the culinary vegetables or fruits, but is lauded for its benefits.
Serving Size & Timing
As a dietary supplement, take 750 mg (rounded 1/4 tsp) once daily with meals, or as directed by a physician.
As with all supplements meant to promote a general well-being, it is important to note that a supplement such as this is by no means a substitute for legitimate medical advice. It is always best to talk to a doctor if you are experiencing problems with your health before taking a course.
Supplement FactsServing size: 750 milligrams
Serving per container: *
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value**|
|Bitter Melon Extract 4:1 (Momordica charantia)... 750mg||*|
** Based on 2,000 calorie diet
Added sugar, soy, dairy, yeast, gluten, corn and additives.
As a dietary supplement, take 750mg (rounded 1/4 tsp) daily, or as directed by physician.
|US Standard Measuring Spoons|
INGREDIENTS & FURTHER INFORMATION
CONCENTRATION OF BITTER MELON
This product contains no fillers and comes in a 4:1 extract. While it contains several vitamins and minerals, it is not considered a significant source. The bitter taste may be somewhat masked by mixing it with juice or beverage of choice.
BITTER MELON SIDE EFFECTS
There are no side effects associated with this supplement as long as suggested serving sizes are adhered to. Pregnant women and those who are nursing are not recommended to take this product.
Because this supplement may lower blood sugar, it is important for individuals with diabetes to monitor intake and ask their physician about potential medication interactions.
I've noticed a huge difference with my blood sugar control since starting this product. The quality is great, as it is from all products on this site. Highly recommended. *
On 6/15/2016 Dee said...
1. Bitter melon is superior to the drug rosiglitazone (Avandia) in type 2 diabetic patients.
2. Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia) stimulates beta cell regeneration in diabetic rats.
3. Bitter melon (M. charantia) may have a therapeutic role in conditions involving elevated ammonia levels.
4. Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) and Phyllanthus urinaria have hypoglycemic properties.
5. Bitter melon attenuates fructose-induced insulin resistance in fructose-fed rats.
6. Bitter melon demonstrates anti-tumor activity.
7. Bitter melon extract functions as a natural AMPK activator in the inhibition of ovarian cancer cell growth and might be useful as a supplement to improve the efficacy of cisplatin.
8. Bitter melon has a preventive effect on abdominal and liver fat in high-fat-fed hamster.
9. Bitter melon has anti-ulcer properties.
10. Bitter melon has significant effect against insulin resistance and visceral obesity of mice on a high-fat diet.
11. Bitter melon significantly reduces insulin resistance and suppresses visceral fat accumulation.
12. Extracts of jamun, bitter melon (M. charantia), gymnema and fenugreek (T. gracecum) have antidiabetic and drug sparing activities.
13. M. charantia showed significant wound healing and anti-inflammatory effects.
14. Maitake and Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia) contain alpha-glucosidase inhibitors which may have therapeutic value in diabetes type 2.
15. Momordica charantia extracts have anti-obesity effects and the ability to modulate lipid profile of mice fed a high fat diet.
16. Supplementation of fresh ucche (Momordica charantia L. var. muricata Willd) prevented oxidative stress, fibrosis and hepatic damage in CCl4 treated rats.
17. Wild bitter melon leaf extract effectively inhibits P. acnes induced inflammatory responses and may be useful to relieve the inflammation of acne.
18. Bitter melon (M. charantia) compares favorably with insulin and rosiglitazone in potentiating glucose uptake.
19. Bitter melon aqueous extracts can play a role in decreased intestinal cholesterol absorption.
20. Bitter melon extract, NAC, grape seed extract and other natural antioxidants counteract drug-induced oxidative stress and resultant cell death.
21. Bitter melon juice targets molecular mechanisms underlying gemcitabine resistance in pancreatic cancer cells.
22. Eleostearic acid, a fatty acid found within bitter melon seed oil, inhibits cancer cell proliferation and induce programmed cell death.
23. In this review, they have summarized the recent progress on dietary nutraceuticals [Beta-Carotene, Bitter Melon, Capsaicin, Curcumin, EGCG, Fruit: All, Fucoxanthin, Gingerol, Grape Seed Extract, Indole-3-Carbinol, Piperine, Quercetin, Resveratrol, Vegetables: All] in reversing multidrug resistance.
24. Momordica charantia extracts possess high antioxidant and antiglycation activities and are equally good sources of antioxidant and antiglycating agents.
25. Plumericin from Momordica charantia vine had antibacterial and antiproliferative activities.
26. The antidiabetic effectiveness of momordica was compared to active treatment with several oral antidiabetic drugs and proved it had comparable effects.
27. This review focuses on the recent findings on the beneficial effect of Momordica charantia extracts on metabolic syndrome.
28. Bitter melon appears to have therapeutic activity in the treatment of HIV infection.
29. Bitter melon contains compounds with anti-HIV activity.*
On 5/7/2016 Stephen said...
*NOTE: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
**DISCLAIMER: There is no guarantee of specific results and results can vary.