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, it helps in controlling blood sugar level and 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. 🌷
☘️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.🌼

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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