OVERVIEW:

The bitter melon is a member of the squash family grown specifically for the cultivation of its fruit. It is thought to be the bitterest edible fruit in the world but this bitter quality makes the fruit loved by those in the culinary world. This sharply flavored melon is typically stuffed, curried, or pickled and is a popular ingredient in Asian cooking. Bitter melon contains compounds thought to aid in the treatment of conditions like diabetes and help boost fat metabolism.

 

LATIN: 

Momordica charantia

ORIGIN:

India

CULTIVATION:

Organic

PARTS USED:

The Fruit / Whole

TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:

Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes

Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes

Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes

*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.

WHAT'S COOKING:

Bitter Gourd Tea

Bitter Melon Beer

Bitter Melon Juice

Goya

Bitter Melon Fruit

SKU: 1195
$6.80Price
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  • Specific: No known precautions.


    General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.

     

    For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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