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.
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.
Bitter Gourd Tea
Bitter Melon Beer
Bitter Melon Juice
Bitter Melon Fruit
Specific: No known precautions.
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