Bitter Melon (40060)
500 mg per capsule—100 vegetable capsules
Bitter Melon: Use as part of a healthy diet to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. The fruit of the Momordica charantia (Bitter Melon) plant, a member of the Cucurbitaceae family, is a commonly used vegetable in various parts of the world. Laboratory experiments and clinical trials using an extract of the dried fruit indicate marked hypoglycemic properties. Both preclinical and clinical studies have been performed. Healthy Blood Sugar, Healthy Life: Choose Pacific Biologic.
Bitter Melon is intended to be used to supplement the diet when following programs designed to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.
Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment of Patients: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2011; 2011: 726723. Published online 2011 Mar 17. doi: 10.1155/2011/726723
Journal of Naturopathic Medicine: Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia) Department: of Microbiology, Immunology and Preventive Medicine. Iowa State University’s Department of Biochemistry, Willard Hall. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506