KARELA - 60 caps
- Bitter melon extract
- Take 2 capsules a day
- Each service provides 250mg of Momordica charantia (bitter melon)
What is Karela by Himalaya?
Karela by Himalaya is an encapsulated nutritional supplement of Bitter Melon extract.
Properties of Karela
Bitter Melon is a vegetable that originates from the Okinawa Islands. It belongs to the same family group as watermelon, melon and cucumber.
Its most important features are its pods containing vitamins, such as Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5 and Vitamin B6, and minerals such as Iron, Zinc, Potassium and Magnesium.
A study was conducted on the beneficial effects of taking bitter melon on people with diabetes type 2, the results were: 'The current findings confirm that Karela is a potentially useful supplement in the treatment of hypercholesterolemia, a disease derived in people with type 2 diabetes, and its associated disorders and is also generally good for human health.' (1)
The review carried out by experts on the anthelmintic activity of the Momordica charantia intake states: 'It has been shown to have antidepressant, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-obesity, antioxidant and anti-ulcer properties.' (2)
Who is this supplement for?
- Anyone looking to supplement their diet with bitter melon extract.
1. Saad DY, Soliman MM, Baiomy AA, Yassin MH, El-Sawy HB. Effects of Karela (Bitter Melon; Momordica charantia) on genes of lipids and carbohydrates metabolism in experimental hypercholesterolemia: biochemical, molecular and histopathological study. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2017 Jun 17;17(1):319. doi: 10.1186/s12906-017-1833-x.
2. Poolperm S, Jiraungkoorskul W. An Update Review on the Anthelmintic Activity of Bitter Gourd, Momordica charantia. Pharmacogn Rev. 2017 Jan-Jun;11(21):31-34. doi: 10.4103/phrev.phrev_52_16.
|Daily doseper serving|
|Serving size: 1 capsule|
|Daily dose: 2 capsules|
|Servings per container: 60|
|Bitter melon (Momordica charantia)||500mg|