Profile: Today, bitter melon leaves, sometimes referred to as karela, are most frequently utilized for therapeutic purposes. In Asia, the leaves are used to make a daily health tea, and both the fruit and the leaves are very nutritious. The plant's high quinine concentration is what gives it its well-known bitter flavor.
According to botanical classification, bitter melon leaves belong to the Cucurbitaceae family and are known as Momordica charantia. A tropical vine known as bitter melon is widely distributed in Southeast Asia, India, the Caribbean, India, and Africa. It is traditionally used to treat asthma, diabetes, gastrointestinal problems, malaria, hypertension, and other conditions by drying, encapsulating, and steeping leaves in hot water. The herb offers a number of advantageous qualities. Diabetes, rheumatism, diarrhea, gout, respiratory conditions, and viral illnesses are other conditions it is used to treat.
The qualities of leaves include those that are anti-ulcerogenic, anti-viral, emetic, anti-microbial, anti-hepatotoxic, anti-oxidant, and anti-hyperglycaemic. In some nations, bitter melon decoction or tea is also used by women as a form of pregnancy control and as an aphrodisiac.
Boiling, sautéing, and stewing are used to prepare bitter melon leaves.
In the Philippines, a meal called ginisang monggo is made of leaves and eaten with rice and mung beans.
For soups, curries, and stir-fries, bitter melon leaves are used.
Beer and tea are made from leaves.
Salads include the delicate greens.
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|Ingredients:||Bitter Melon Leaf|
|Shelf Life:||1.5 Years.|
|Country of Origin:||India|
|Handling / Storage:||Store in a airtight Food Storage Containers, cool, dry place.|
|Allergen Information:||None Specified.|
|Preferences in terms of food:||All Natural, Gluten-Free, Non-GMO|