Bitter Melon Tea May Have BG-Lowering Qualities for Diabetics


By: Daniel Trecroci

Ampalaya (Momordica charantia), also knownas bitter melon or bitter gourd, is a medicinalherb that is traditionally used as a home remedyfor various illnesses. For diabetics, it has beendemonstrated to have blood glucose-loweringqualities, according to studies published in a 1999issue of the Bangladesh Medical Research CouncilBulletin.

Ampalaya as a natural remedy for diabetesis most widely used in the Philippines,where the government promotes itsolely for the disease. Following itsuse there and in many parts of Asia,it was introduced in Europe underthe brand Charantea.

In Europe, Charantea is sold in20,000 pharmacies and 5,000health food stores. Charantea isnow available to Americans intea and 500-mg capsule form,manufactured by FulLife NaturalOptions, Inc.

For information on where to buy Charantea, call(561) 998-8181 or log on



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