Bitter Melon by Nuherbs Lab Tested 1 pound cut. Use to make a decoction. Use to make a tea or infusion.
NuHerbs Lab Tested

Bitter Melon (Ku Gua Gan) nuherbs lab tested cut form 1lb

$24.99

Herbal information on Bitter Melon in Bulk Cut Form

Common Name:   Bitter Melon

Botanical Name:   Momordica Charantia

Channels/Meridians: Stomach, Spleen, Heart, Lung

Other Names: Momordica Charantia Fruit, Bitter Gourd

Pin Yin Name:    Ku gua Gan

Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

Package Size:   1 pound

Form:   Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces.

Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

Origin: China

Brand: Nuherbs Lab Test - Geo-Authentic Herbs

Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.

California Prop 65 

Naturally Occurring Chemical Components:  5α-Stigmasta-7,25-dien-3β-ol, 5-hydroxytryptamine, Alkaloids, Esterol, Sugars, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C

Additional Information About Bitter Melon

  • Supports Digestive System
  • Supports Healthy Blood Sugar
  • Bitter melon is rich in iron and has twice the beta carotene of broccoli, twice the calcium of spinach, twice the potassium of bananas, and contains vitamins C and B 1 to 3, phosphorus and excellent dietary fiber.

Product Properties: Bitter, Cold

 

 Bitter Melon, Ku Gua, Nuherbs, traditional bulk herbs, bulk tea, bulk herbs, teas, medicinal bulk herbs

Bitter melon is found in many Asian grocery stores. It is also sold in liquid extract and capsule form.1 Bitter melon is rich in iron, and has twice the beta carotene of broccoli, twice the calcium of spinach, twice the potassium of bananas, and contains vitamins B and C. Its bitterness comes from the high concentration of quinine.2 Bitter Melon is cultivated in tropical areas, where the climatic condition is warm and humid. It is a green in color having a shape of a cucumber having gourd-like bumps all over its surface.3

Bitter melon is widely grown in Asia, and Asian immigrants in North America continue to enjoy its bitter taste in their native cuisines. In Asian restaurants in North America, however, it is not commonly found on the menu.4 Bitter melon is used both as a medicine and as a food. It is often added to dishes, for all parts of the plant, as its name suggests, taste very bitter and add an astringent or sour quality to foods. Bitter melon is considered one of the “original medicines” in ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine disciplines.

Bitter melon is used mostly as a vegetable. It is incorporated in the daily diet.16 Bitter melon is also used often in Okinawan cuisine.  Bitter melon is cooked with spices and served with a side of slightly sweetened yogurt in Indian cooking. In other Asian dishes it's steamed, or used in soups or stir fries.

Bitter melon is a vegetable that Americans don't eat a lot of. Bitter melon is commonly stuffed, curried or pickled. It can also be used in stir-fry and soups, and may be steamed.

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Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

  • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
  • How to make a citrus facial splash
  • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
  • Citrus potpourri basket       

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About Nuherbs Lab Tested Quality

Each batch of herbs is dual-lab tested by our in-house lab and independent third party lab. Our in-house lab is equipped with instruments such as a high performance liquid chromatography, moisture determination meter, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, etc.

In addition, the following additional tests are performed:

  • Micro bacteria
  • Pesticides - over 200 pesticides tested for (Uab 2000 screen).
  • Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic

Traditional Chinese Herbs

Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (Teas) emphasize harmony, and balance.

 

"References"

Barren, Nanci. "Bitter Melon Is a Safe and Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes." The Mail Archive. 22 Apr. 2008. <http://www.mail-archive.com/nivia@yahoogroups.com/msg03745.html>.

2 "Nepatica: How Bitter Melon Can Lower Blood Sugar Levels." Nepatica. 2 Nov. 2007. <http://nepatica.blogspot.com/2007/11/how-bitter-melon-can-lower-blood-sugar.html>.

"Bitter Melon and Diabetes - Effect on Blood Glucose Levels & Benefits." UK Diabetes Resource, Diabetes Symptoms, Diabetes Diet, Gestational Diabetes. Diabetes UK. <http://www.diabetes.co.uk/natural-therapies/bitter-melon.html>.

4 Evers, Ethan. "Bitter Melon Juice Potently Suppresses Pancreatic Cancer Growth with No Side Effects." NaturalNews. 21 Mar. 2013. <http://www.naturalnews.com/039583_bitter_melon_pancreatic_cancer_cytotoxicity.html>.

5 "Bitter Melon." Medical Information & Trusted Health Advice. Healthline. <http://www.healthline.com/galecontent/bitter-melon>.

9 National Bitter Melon Council. "Bitter Melon Quick Reference." Better Living through Bitter Melon. <http://bittermelon.org/learn/bittermelonquickreference>.

14 "What is Bitter Melon?" Answers for Common Questions. WiseGeek. <http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-bitter-melon.htm>.

15 Sahelian, Ray. "Bitter Melon Extract for Blood Sugar Management, Diabetes." Nutrition Expert and Best Selling Author. 12 Apr. 2014. <http://www.raysahelian.com/bittermelon.html>.

16 Anne, John. "Bitter Melon - Natural Remedies For Diabetes." EZine. 14 Mar. 2007. <http://ezinearticles.com/?bitter-melon-natural-remedies-for-diabetes&id=488230>.

17 "Bitter Melon." Recipes Wiki. <http://recipes.wikia.com/wiki/ampalaya>.

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    Herbal information on Bitter Melon in Bulk Cut Form

    Common Name:   Bitter Melon

    Botanical Name:   Momordica Charantia

    Channels/Meridians: Stomach, Spleen, Heart, Lung

    Other Names: Momordica Charantia Fruit, Bitter Gourd

    Pin Yin Name:    Ku gua Gan

    Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.

    Package Size:   1 pound

    Form:   Cut / Sliced, not uniform pieces.

    Dosage:  Follow doctors instructions on how to use this herb.

    Origin: China

    Brand: Nuherbs Lab Test - Geo-Authentic Herbs

    Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.

    California Prop 65 

    Naturally Occurring Chemical Components:  5α-Stigmasta-7,25-dien-3β-ol, 5-hydroxytryptamine, Alkaloids, Esterol, Sugars, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin C

    Additional Information About Bitter Melon

    • Supports Digestive System
    • Supports Healthy Blood Sugar
    • Bitter melon is rich in iron and has twice the beta carotene of broccoli, twice the calcium of spinach, twice the potassium of bananas, and contains vitamins C and B 1 to 3, phosphorus and excellent dietary fiber.

    Product Properties: Bitter, Cold

     

     Bitter Melon, Ku Gua, Nuherbs, traditional bulk herbs, bulk tea, bulk herbs, teas, medicinal bulk herbs

    Bitter melon is found in many Asian grocery stores. It is also sold in liquid extract and capsule form.1 Bitter melon is rich in iron, and has twice the beta carotene of broccoli, twice the calcium of spinach, twice the potassium of bananas, and contains vitamins B and C. Its bitterness comes from the high concentration of quinine.2 Bitter Melon is cultivated in tropical areas, where the climatic condition is warm and humid. It is a green in color having a shape of a cucumber having gourd-like bumps all over its surface.3

    Bitter melon is widely grown in Asia, and Asian immigrants in North America continue to enjoy its bitter taste in their native cuisines. In Asian restaurants in North America, however, it is not commonly found on the menu.4 Bitter melon is used both as a medicine and as a food. It is often added to dishes, for all parts of the plant, as its name suggests, taste very bitter and add an astringent or sour quality to foods. Bitter melon is considered one of the “original medicines” in ayurvedic and traditional Chinese medicine disciplines.

    Bitter melon is used mostly as a vegetable. It is incorporated in the daily diet.16 Bitter melon is also used often in Okinawan cuisine.  Bitter melon is cooked with spices and served with a side of slightly sweetened yogurt in Indian cooking. In other Asian dishes it's steamed, or used in soups or stir fries.

    Bitter melon is a vegetable that Americans don't eat a lot of. Bitter melon is commonly stuffed, curried or pickled. It can also be used in stir-fry and soups, and may be steamed.

     blue-bar1.jpg

    Check out our How to Use Bulk Herbs page to see how to use herbs correctly. Our web page is constantly expanding, as of today we have articles on:

    • How to make salves, poultice, tinctures, teas, capsules, gargles, and foot bathes
    • How to make a citrus facial splash
    • Cayenne pepper: Caterpillar and aphid spray ( Natural insect repellent )
    • Citrus potpourri basket       

    different-uses.png

    About Nuherbs Lab Tested Quality

    Each batch of herbs is dual-lab tested by our in-house lab and independent third party lab. Our in-house lab is equipped with instruments such as a high performance liquid chromatography, moisture determination meter, Fourier transform infrared spectrometer, atomic absorption spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, etc.

    In addition, the following additional tests are performed:

    • Micro bacteria
    • Pesticides - over 200 pesticides tested for (Uab 2000 screen).
    • Heavy Metals - Lead, Mercury and Arsenic

    Traditional Chinese Herbs

    Chinese Traditional herbs should be regarded as an added feature to modern western healthcare, and not as a replacement. Chinese traditional herbs (Teas) emphasize harmony, and balance.

     

    "References"

    Barren, Nanci. "Bitter Melon Is a Safe and Effective Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes." The Mail Archive. 22 Apr. 2008. <http://www.mail-archive.com/nivia@yahoogroups.com/msg03745.html>.

    2 "Nepatica: How Bitter Melon Can Lower Blood Sugar Levels." Nepatica. 2 Nov. 2007. <http://nepatica.blogspot.com/2007/11/how-bitter-melon-can-lower-blood-sugar.html>.

    "Bitter Melon and Diabetes - Effect on Blood Glucose Levels & Benefits." UK Diabetes Resource, Diabetes Symptoms, Diabetes Diet, Gestational Diabetes. Diabetes UK. <http://www.diabetes.co.uk/natural-therapies/bitter-melon.html>.

    4 Evers, Ethan. "Bitter Melon Juice Potently Suppresses Pancreatic Cancer Growth with No Side Effects." NaturalNews. 21 Mar. 2013. <http://www.naturalnews.com/039583_bitter_melon_pancreatic_cancer_cytotoxicity.html>.

    5 "Bitter Melon." Medical Information & Trusted Health Advice. Healthline. <http://www.healthline.com/galecontent/bitter-melon>.

    9 National Bitter Melon Council. "Bitter Melon Quick Reference." Better Living through Bitter Melon. <http://bittermelon.org/learn/bittermelonquickreference>.

    14 "What is Bitter Melon?" Answers for Common Questions. WiseGeek. <http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-bitter-melon.htm>.

    15 Sahelian, Ray. "Bitter Melon Extract for Blood Sugar Management, Diabetes." Nutrition Expert and Best Selling Author. 12 Apr. 2014. <http://www.raysahelian.com/bittermelon.html>.

    16 Anne, John. "Bitter Melon - Natural Remedies For Diabetes." EZine. 14 Mar. 2007. <http://ezinearticles.com/?bitter-melon-natural-remedies-for-diabetes&id=488230>.

    17 "Bitter Melon." Recipes Wiki. <http://recipes.wikia.com/wiki/ampalaya>.

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    SKU: P13980
    Global Trade Item Number: 714490051649
    Manufacturer Part Number P13980
    Condition: New
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    Width: 3.00 (in)
    Height: 5.00 (in)
    Depth: 5.00 (in)