Karela or Karvellak( Bitter gourd)

Vegetable for covid patient

☘️As for maintaining good health Ayurveda suggest to use 6 taste sweet, sour, salt, bitter, astringent and pungent. 🌹
☘️Karela is bitter taste vegetable which should be part of diet in healthy condition and in many disease conditions. 👍

☘️It is bitter and pungent in taste.
☘️It is light, dry, hot and penetrating in action.🌻
☘️It balances Kapha and pitta dosha 🌼
☘️It’s leaves and fruit are of medicinal importance. 🌷

🌺Benefits of karela

☘️ It improves appetite and digestive strength , have its sabji or juice 🤤

☘️It has mild laxative action. 🌾

☘️It improves health as it is rich in antioxidants. 🌹

☘️It is extremely useful in respiratory disorders like difficulty in breathing, cough, cold and asthma.✅🤧
☘️It should be given during fever. 🤒

☘️It is great vegetable for Hemorrhoid or piles patients.🌵

☘️It should be part of diet of Diabetic patients as it has a compound similar to insulin which helps to lower blood sugar by directing glucose into liver, muscles and fat, and it also controls frequent urination. It’s sabji or juice can be taken , but diabetic person who is continuously losing weight should avoid it juice on daily basis .🌷

☘️ It is useful in urinary tract disorder. 🌻
☘️ It is used in skin diseases both internally and externally. It’s juice or sabji can be consumed and paste of its leaves or fruit can be applied on skin.
☘️It purifies blood 🌷

☘️It helps in treating intestinal worms. 🐛
☘️It helps in healing wounds, should be given in post operative condition . 🌸
☘️It is used in bleeding disorders like nose bleeding, bleeding piles and heavy periods. 🌼
☘️It should be used in diet of obese person as it helps in losing weight. 🌷
☘️It protects liver, useful in fatty liver .🌵
☘️ It has anti malaria effect. 🦟
☘️ It relieves inflammation. 🌻
☘️Karela is used in cardiovascular disorders 💝
☘️It helps in lowering blood pressure and cholesterol. 🌷

☘️ Karela helps in weight lose as it increases metabolism, it stop the formation and growth of fat cells and also prevent fat cells to store fat.
☘️It purifies breast milk of new mother . If baby continously suffer from cough, cold or spit milk then karela sabji should be given to mother 🤱
☘️ It is a Immunomodulator herb.👍

☘️It should not be taken in excess.🌼

☘️Karela is good for eyes as it contains vitamin A and beta carotene , it prevents cataract.

☘️It is a extremely important vegetable to prevent cancer specially breast, colon and prostate cancer. It must be part of cancer patients diet.

☘️It contain twice the amount of calcium then Spinach and twice the amount of potassium than banana.

How to use it?? 🤔

✅It’s fresh Juice 10 – 20 ML can be taken

✅It can be cooked with ghee and spices and used as vegetables.
✅ Karela cooked in ghee does not cause acidity.

Published by Dr. Amrita Sharma

I am an ayurvedic practitioner with experience of more than a decade, I have worked with best ayurvedic companies and now with the purpose of reaching out people to make them aware about ayurveda which is not just a system of treatment but a way of living to remain healthy

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