Bitter gourd extract has a good effect of lowering blood sugar, known as the plant insulin. The whole composition of the extract for type two diabetes taking three times a day, each 2G, can maintain the normal level of blood sugar, because it is plant extraction, so compared with western medicine hypoglycemic drugs, non-toxic side effects.
First, the history of bitter gourd extract
In the traditional Chinese herbal medicine, bitter gourd is considered to stimulate the digestive function and promote appetite. This has been confirmed by the people. As a fairly common food, bitter gourd is commonly used in tropical areas as a regulator of the human body; a variety of infectious diseases, cancer and diabetes are the most common form of the human body that claims to be improved. The immature fruit of bitter gourd, the seeds and the ground parts are used to treat diabetes in many parts of the world. Both the leaves and fruit were used to make tea, beer, or the western world. Now in the western world of bitter gourd capsule and tincture as herbal medicine to be widely used in cold diabetes, AIDS and other viral diseases, treatment of influenza and psoriasis.
Plant bitter gourd belongs to the gourd family and the name of the bitter gourd known. Bitter gourd grown in tropical and sub tropical regions, including parts of East Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and South America, bitter gourd in these areas is both food and drug. The beautiful flowers and prickly fruits. The fruit of this plant is the same as its name - it tastes bitter. Although the bitter gourd seeds, leaves and vines can be used, but the fruit of the plant is medicinal parts of the safest and most widely used.
Two, the function of bitter gourd extract
Anti diabetic effect
Balsam pear contains steroidal saponins as elaterin, insulin peptide and alkaloid, these substances give hypoglycemic activity of Momordica charantia l.. Momordicin to stimulate the formation of glucose insulin release and inhibit the flow of blood in the function, especially in diabetes may play a huge role in the treatment of non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus. The hypoglycemic function is attributed to two kinds of substances:
(1) the crystalline substance obtained from the ethanol extract of bitter gourd fruit. Under the control of the dose of 50mg/kg in the control of the total amount of 42% of the experimental rabbits in vivo blood sugar. The role of the pancreas and pancreatic, and the effect of mild spasm and anti cholinergic.
(2) P- insulin (or v- insulin, because of its plant insulin). The structure of the structure is the large molecular polypeptide configuration, which is similar to that of bovine insulin. P- insulin is composed of two polypeptide chains which are connected by two sulfur bonds. For patients with diabetes P- insulin under the skin and muscles to hypoglycemic effect devices, different 2 hours of its peak effect and bovine insulin, occurred in 4-8 hours.
Antiviral function and other
The standard has been confirmed by extracts from Momordica charantia for psoriasis, cancer susceptibility, neurological complications caused by pain effectively, and may delay cataract or retinopathy and attack by destroying the viral inhibition of HIV DNA. Its anticancer properties are partly due to the enhancement of immune function. The study showed that the extract of bitter gourd inhibited lymphocyte proliferation, macrophage and lymphocyte activity.