Bitter Melon Powder 🌿 Organic

Bitter Melon Powder 🌿 Organic

Bitter Melon Powder 🌿 Organic

£4.60£22.75

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About our bitter melon powder

Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) is an edible, medicinal fruit that is native to Asia, Africa and parts of the Caribbean. It has a very long history of use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine.

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About our organic bitter melon powder

Soil AssociationCountry of Origin: India
Botanical Name: Momordica Charantia
Other Names:  Karela, Bitter Gourd

 

Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) is an edible, medicinal fruit that is native to Asia, Africa and parts of the Caribbean. It has a very long history of use in Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine.

Bitter melon is a member of the same family as squash, melon, and gourds (Cucurbitaceae).

Organic Bitter Melon Powder is very low in calories and dense with precious nutrients. It is an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, and B3, C, magnesium, folate, zinc, phosphorus, manganese, and high in dietary fibre. It is rich in iron, contains twice the beta-carotene of broccoli, twice the calcium of spinach, and twice the potassium of a banana.

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Possible benefits of bitter melon powder

Organic Bitter MelonLove from Detox Trading  May help blood sugar levels & diabetes
Love from Detox Trading  May help lower cholesterol levels
Love from Detox Trading  May prevents osteoporosis
Love from Detox Trading  Supports liver health
Love from Detox Trading  Anti-inflammatory
Love from Detox Trading  Helps weight loss
Love from Detox Trading  Helps boost the immune system

Suggested Use:

This plant is best prepared as a tea. Use one teaspoon of powder for each cup of water, gently boil in a covered pot for 20 minutes. Allow to cool and settle for 10 minutes then strain warm liquid into a cup (leaving the settled powder in the bottom of the pan). It is traditionally taken in one cup dosages, 2-3 times daily.

Precautions:

tiny Avoid consuming bitter melon during pregnancy.
tiny Avoid while breastfeeding.
tiny Also should be avoided pre and post-surgical procedures as it is said to have blood thinning properties.
tiny This plant has been documented in animal studies to reduce fertility in both males and females and should therefore not be used by those undergoing fertility treatment or seeking pregnancy.
tiny Should not be used by those with hypoglycaemia.
tiny Diabetics should use with caution while monitoring their blood sugar levels regularly.

Nutritional info Per 100g
Energy KJ – 1160KJ
Energy Kcal – 278Kcal
Total Carbohydrate – 27.42g
Of which sugars – 4.08g
Dietary Fibre – 38.2g
Protein – 19.20g
Total Fat – 1.68g
Of which saturates -1.15g
Sodium – 290mg

This product is free from the following allergens:
Peanut, Peanut Oil
Tree nuts
Sesame Seeds
Milk & Derivatives
Eggs
Fish
Shellfish
Soya
Wheat & Gluten
Sulphites
Other Known Allergens
It is also free from any GMO.

Due to UK regulation surrounding nutrition and health – we are very limited with any claims regarding this product. This doesn’t mean you can’t do your own research on this product.

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125g Bitter Melon ♡ £4.60, 250g Bitter Melon ♡ £7.20, 500g Bitter Melon ♡ £12.40, 1kg Bitter Melon ♡ £22.75

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