Product Name:Momordica charantia Extract
Latin Name: Momordica Charantia Linn
Part Used : Fruit
Appearance: Yellow Brown fine powder
Active Ingredient: Charantin
Specification: Charantin 10% 30% 10:1
Test Method: HPLC
Bitter melon grows in tropical and subtropic areas, including parts of East Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and South America, where it is used as a food as well as a medicine. It produces beautiful flowers and prickly fruit. The fruit of this plant lives up to its nameit tastes bitter. Although the seeds, leaves, and vines of bitter melon have all been used, the fruit is the safest and most prevalent part of the plant used medicinally. The juice of the leaves and fruit or seeds is used as an anthelmintic. In Brazil, the dose for anthelmintic use is two or three seeds. The immature fruit of M. Charantia tastes bitter due to the cucurbitacius. Cucurbitacius is comprised of a group of triterpenes including momordicosides, A-E, K, L, and momardicius I, II and III.
The roots and fruit are used as an abortifacient.
1. Bitter melon extract has been used to combat cancer, asthma, various skin infections, diabetes, GI disorders, and the common cold.
2.Preventing and improving diabetes complication ;
3.regulating blood fats and reinforce;
4.Supporting healthy blood sugar levels and blood pressure
5.Bitter melon extract is also used to fight diabetes, and as an anti-viral to HIV.
6.Bitter melon extract helps increase production of beta cells by the pancreas, repair beta cells, and stimulate restoring function of pancreas.
7. The bitter melon, containing the balsam pear multi-peptide class material, can lower blood sugar fast, prevent and improve diabetes' complication, regulate blood fats, and reinforce immunity.
1. Applied in food industry, bitter melon extract powder is mainly used as food additives.
2. Applied in health product, It is mainly used as capsules or pills.
3. Bitter melon's Vitamin C content is very high. It has functions of preventing scurvy, protecting cell membrane and so on. It can prevent atherosclerosis, sharpen organism stress, and protect the heart.
4. The effective component in the bitter melon may suppress normal cell's cancer and the promotion sudden change cell's restoration, has certain antitumor effect.