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Bitter Gourd

Other Names: Bitter Gourd, Bitter Melon, Karela, Kareli, Momordica Charantia
Traditional Usages: Diabetes, Skin Diseases, Dry Scalp, Hairloss, Dandruff, Head Lice, Acid Reflux, Acne, Alcoholism, Fevers, Hangovers, Boosts Stamina, Constipation, Earache, Rheumatism, Darkens Grey Hair
Resources: Asia, Africa, China, India
Parts Used: Whole Plant, Fruit, Leaves.
Herbal Research:
Health Warning: Do not use continuously for more than 4-weeks, it reduces Libido and decreases the production of Sperm


Bitter Gourd Leaves - Herbal remedy for Cholera:  Crush 50 bitter gourd leaves and squeeze juice out. Drink juice three times daily. 

Bitter Gourd Leaves - Herbal remedy for Measles: Mix a teaspoon of turmeric powder with twenty crushed fresh or dried bitter gourd leaves and a spoonful of honey. Take twice daily until measles disappears.

Always seek the advice of your doctor before taking herbal remedies
   

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