Bitter Melon help to cure Diabetes! Myth or Fact?

Bitter melon is connected to control the body's glucose which helps in treating diabetes in few cases; As the Bitter melon has properties that act like insulin, which carries glucose into the cells for energy which transforms and winds up in the circulatory system. The utilization of Bitter melon can help cells to use glucose and move it to the liver, muscles, and fat. Bitter melon is not only controlling the blood sugar, it is also used to cure various diseases like Respiratory disorders, Liver tonic, Immune system, Acne, Diabetes, Constipation, Weight loss, Kidney and bladder, Heart disease, Cancer. And it also contains numerous supplements which are helpful for wellbeing.

But generally, bitter melon is not a scientifically or medically proven treatment or drug for prediabetes or diabetes and in some cases; it is also viewed as a reciprocal or elective medication for treating diabetes. Beyond this, it can be taken as a healthy diet which rich in vitamins A and C as well as iron. It has been recognized by many cultures as having medicinal value. By exceeding the limit, may pose danger and keeps the health at risk.

Side Effects of Bitter Melon:

The bitter melon is phenotypically a fruit, but it has most of the vegetable properties and majorly consumed diet by most people. But beyond the limit, it can cause many complications and may interfere with other medications like:

  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Intestinal issues
  • Liver damage
  • Vaginal bleeding, contractions, and abortion
  • Favism (which can cause anemia) in those with G6PD deficiency
  • Problems due to mixing with other drugs to alter the effectiveness
  • Alterations in blood sugar who have had recent surgery


  1. Who is the author of this post and which study are you relying on?

  2. This is a personal Blog of "29th International Diabetes and Healthcare Conference" webinar which is going to be held during July 30, 2021.


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