Bitter Melon

From our list of ailments, see what Bitter Melon can be used for:

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  • Diabetes

Natural Remedies using Bitter Melon


e skin’s condition is a true reflection of gastrointestinal health. Skin is clear of acne when the gastrointestinal tract is functioning optimally. Bowel toxicity results from improper diet choices as well as stress or chronic inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. I prescribe healing demul-cents (such as marshmallow, licorice, fennel, and slippery elm) and carminatives (such as winter-green, cumin, and ginger) to calm irritated tissues and help improve overall absorption. If you su?er from acne, consider examining your diet and using the anti- inflammatory dietary guidelines in this book for a comprehensive approach to dealing with the problem.


The Benefit of using Bitter Melon as a natural cure

tone weak bladder tissues and relaxes bladder tension, enabling more control over bladder function. Its astringent nature is helpful through-out the body where tone is lacking (such as stretched ligaments that do not properly hold bones in place).

There may be a need to reduce insulin dosage in insulin-dependent diabetes (KOM). If swallowed dry, psyllium can cause esophageal obstruction and flatulence (CAN). “Ispaghula husk depressed the growth of chickens by 15% when added to their diet at 2%.” By speeding transit time, bulk laxatives can lower absorption of some drugs. Wow! “Ispaghula may be used during pregnancy and lactation” (CAN). Alcoholic extract is hypotensive in small doses, hypertensive in large P

Symbolic of heat, fire and anger. It is a stimulating and energising colour. It stimulates arterial blood and brings warmth to cool extremities. Used as a general tonic, it is very valuable in the treatment of diseases like low blood pressure, rheumatism, paralysis, anaemia and advanced cases of tuber- culosis.


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