A special plant that has a lot of health benefits known as Goya or balsam pear. This plant has many names in different countries. Bitter ground, Goya and Bitter melon are its other names. It is a green bumpy and cucumber shape vegetable. This plant belongs to a gourd family and it closely related to cucumber and zucchini. It is 3-12 inches tall.
Its seeds use for medicine and fruit used for cooking. It is a sharp flavour vegetable and has several health benefits.
Bitter Melon Drink Recipes :
Wash bitter melon and peel it with knife. Then cut it from center and scoop out the the seeds from vegetable. Now chopped bitter melon into tiny pieces. Must add a apple or honey to reduce the bitterness of the drink.
Recipe Ingredients :
- 2 to 3 chopped bitter melons.
- Half cup Spanish.
- 4 tablespoon of Lemon juice.
- One pinch of Himalayan salt.
- One chopped Apple or Honey for better taste.
- Some Grapes.
First soak chopped bitter melon in water and add some salt in it. After 30 minutes separate bitter melon piece form water and toss them in juicer blender. Now add remaining ingredients in blender and blend it well.
7 Amazing Health Benefits of Bitter Melon:
Goya or balsam pear helps to treat HIV and cancer. Its health benefits includes treating diabetes and control blood sugar level, promoting weight loss ,reducing cholesterol levels. It also enhance skin and treat skin conditions.
Goya or balsam pear is the most famous vegetable in terms of managing diabetes. It is traditional medicine for treating diabetes. It contains a compound that helps to reduce blood sugar levels in your body. These compound works similar to insulin. Which help to reduce sugar level in your body. Drinking bitter melon juice helping to overcome type 2 diabetes.
Cancer Prevention :
Bitter melon contains some compound that fight against cancer cells and prevent them from multiplying.
Weight Loss :
One hundred milligram bitter melon carries only 17 calories. It means bitter melon juice is rich in vitamins and minerals and low in calories. It also rich in antioxidant which helps to flush out your system.
Cholesterol and Blood Pressure :
Bitter melon or Goya drink significantly control blood pressure. It is rich in potassium that absorbs excessive sodium from your body and maintains the blood pressure. Its iron and folic acid properties helps to keep your heart healthy and reduce the risk of stroke.
Sharper Vision :
α-carotene, β-carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin compounds present in bitter melon. These compound increase eyesight and sharp your vision efficiently.
Benefits for Skin :
Its antioxidant, anti fungal and antibacterial compound fight against many skin infections. Its helps to improve the appearance of your skin tone.
Kidney stones :
Bitter melon juice detoxify your kidney and liver and it also helps to beaks down the kidney stone.