Certainly bitter to taste! That's why Swanson have brought you this easy to take, metabolically flushing fruit supplement. Good for you in ways you didn't even realise. Bitter Melon is even capable of lowering your blood sugar levels when they extremely escalate.
Momordica charantia goes by many names: Bitter Melon, Bitter squash, Balsam pear or Bitter gourd. Each one keen to divulge the unpleasant flavour it holds when eaten raw. As a tropical fruit borne from the vines of the family Cucurbitaceae, Swanson Superior Herbs Momordica Bitter Melon has been popular in the Caribbean for centuries.
Also native to the more tropical parts of Asia, Swanson Superior Herbs Momordica Bitter Melon has a medicinal (and culinary) history dating back over 600 years in China. The Chinese rightly observed that the Bitter Melon had numerous medicinal purposes, chief amongst them being their ability to help those with diabetes.
They also used it to treat a range of other ailments, most of which still apply today…
With Africa, India and even the Southeastern United States all getting in on the miracle healing power of the Bitter Gourd, its cultivation shot through the roof and today it is farmed and harvested in hot climates across the world.
For anyone who suffers from diabetes, it can be more than just a nuisance, it can be life threatening. For anyone who doesn't suffer from diabetes, the advice of those who do, is simple - control your blood sugar levels at all costs.
Studies going back as far as 1942 (at the university of Sri Lanka) show that Swanson Superior Herbs Momordica Bitter Melon has potent hypoglycemic qualities. In other words it can reduce our blood sugar level. An insulin like compound within it has actually proven useful to some who wish to treat themselves (supplementarily) for their diabetes.
Beyond its handy ability to double up as an insulin type chemical, it also serves as an excellent source of fibre (through cellulose) and acts as a bile stimulant. All of which points to one thing, better metabolism of our food. With that better metabolism comes a healthier lifestyle and even a slimmer figure.
Packed full of antioxidant Beta Carotene too, Swanson Superior Herbs Momordica Bitter Melon is an unbelievably effective natural anti-inflammatory too. Helping to fight off the toxic effects of free radical cells on our immune system, it really can be a great way to maintain a healthy dietary system and a healthy body.
Recommended for use as dietary supplement. Take one capsule twice or thrice per day with water.
Other ingredients: Microcrystalline cellulose (plant fiber), gelan, silica,and magnesium stearate
If you are currently on another medication, or have other medical, allergic or pre-existing complications that may interfere with this supplement PLEASE seek medical advice from a physician before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
Do not take if you are pregnant.
Do not exceed the recommended dose.
Do not take if the outer seal is broken or damaged upon purchase.