Ampalaya

English Name: Bitter Melon

Scientific Name: Momordica charantia

High Blood Sugar
Ampalaya Tsaa
Bitter Melon Tea

Description

The Dept. of Health of the Philippines has approved ampalaya for lowering blood sugar and anti-diabetes. Ampalaya contains polypeptide-P (an insulin-like substance) which reduces blood glucose.

Remedy

Drink

Time Duration

15 minutes

Taste

Bitter

Preparation

  1. Cut or crush a cup of ampalaya seeds, leaves and flowers
  2. Steep in 4 cups of boiling water for at least 10 minutes
  3. Let it cool and strain
  4. Drink one cup a day

Sources

Katas ng Ampalaya
Bitter Melon Extract

Description

The Dept. of Health of the Philippines has approved ampalaya for lowering blood sugar and anti-diabetes. Ampalaya contains polypeptide-P (an insulin-like substance) which reduces blood glucose

Remedy

Drink

Time Duration

10 minutes

Taste

Bitter

Preparation

  1. Pound and juice ampalaya leaves and fruit (without the seeds)
  2. Drink one tablespoon two times a day
  3. Add to other sweeter and pleasant tasting juices if wanted

Sources