Bitter Gourd also called as Indian Bitter Melon and Karela is a tropical vine that belongs to the gourd family and is closely related to zucchini, squash, pumpkin, and cucumber.
It’s cultivated around the world for its edible fruit, which is considered a staple in many types of Asian cuisine.
The Indian variety is more narrow and has pointed ends with rough, jagged spikes on the rind.
Here are some benefits of bitter melon and its extract.
- Reduces Blood Pressure
- Helps in decreasing cholesterol levels
- Aids in Weight Loss