Ampalaya, also known as bitter melon, bitter gourd, and momordica charantia (scientific name) has many benefits to our health. It is more than just a food and vegetable for us but also a source of alternative cure to our sickness. Ampalaya is known for its power to cure diabetes, hemorrhoids, cough, stomach problems, wounds, and most of all cancer. Know the facts in this article about the different benefits of ampalaya or bitter gourd to our body.
Cure for Diabetes
Ampalaya leaves are so effective to cure diabetes specifically type 2 diabetes as it contains insulin-like substance which could lower the blood sugar of our body. Thus, it is very effective to those suffering from diabetes as they have high amount of sugar in their body. The very important hypoglycemic chemicals that can be found in ampalaya are responsible for the lowering of blood sugar. Ampalaya could also normalize our cholesterol level and triglyceride level.
Some prefer to make a fresh extract of ampalya leaves and take one teaspoon of it daily. Ampalaya leaves can also be boiled in water and take the soup as a tea. You can also buy a capsule or tablet of ampalaya leaves in a drug store.
Cure for Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoids, painful varicose veins in the canal of the anus, can also be treated by ampalaya leaves and roots as it contains properties that could shrink the inflamed tissues. Ampalaya leaves and roots are being powdered to apply for the affected area. Just dampen the skin or affected area with small amount of water and apply the powdered leaves and roots.
Cure for Skin Problems (Eczema, Psoriasis, and Rashes)
Since ampalaya leaves are used for skin problems like eczema, psoriasis, and rashes with inflamed tissues. The extract from the ampalaya leaves shrink the inflamed tissues, making your skin look as normal as before. Just add a little amount of water to the mix of leaves and the itchiness and inflammation will be reduced or gone with the continued use.
Cure for Diarrhea, Coughs, Wounds, and Stomach Problems
If you want to cure your diarrhea, coughs, and stomach problems in natural ways, you can use ampalaya leaves or a combination of its fruits as a juice or soup. The recommended serving varies per person but a normal consumption would be 3 teaspoon a day.
Cure for Cancer
Ampalaya fruits and seeds are both effective in curing cancer as it contains a-eleostearic acid which is known as effective to induce the death of cancer cells of leukemia. It can also cure colon cancer and breast cancer as it ampalaya helps to kill cancer cells and prevents it for multiplying.
All these facts, only say one thing - ampalaya or bitter melon, has its own healing power to cure cancer, diabetes, stomach problems, skin problems, diarrhea, and many more. Truly, this ampalaya is worth eating for our healthy body.