Product Name: Bitter melon extract Charantin
Other Name: Bitter Gourd, Balsam Pear, Ku Gua, Foo Gwah
Latin Name: Memordica charantia L.
Part of used: Fruit
Appearance: Light yellow brown fine powder
Test method: UV
Charantin Bitter Melon Extract 10% Herbal GMP Saponins 10%
Bitter Melon Extract Powder
Latin Name: Momordica Charantia Linn.
Appearance: Brown fine powder
Test Method: HPLC
CAS NO.: 57126-62-2
Molecular Formula: M42H62O16
Specification:10:1 30:1 50:1; Charantin 10% 20% 30% 60%;
Total Saponins 10% 20% 30% 60%
Momordica charantia, known as bitter melon, bitter gourd, bitter squash or balsam-pear in English, has many other local names. Goya from Okinawan and karela from Sanskrit are also used by English-language speakers. It is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae, widely grown in Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean for its edible fruit, which is extremely bitter.It is used to relieve diabetes, as a stomachic, laxative, antibilious, emetic, anthelmintic agent, for the treatment of cough, respiratory diseases, skin diseases, wounds, ulcer, gout, and rheumatism. Bitter melon is currently undergoing studies for its use in cancer prevention, treatment of diabetes, fever, HIV and AIDS, and various infections.
Benefits of bitter melon extract
Due to its blood sugar-lowering properties, bitter melon is most commonly used in the treatment of diabetes. It's also shown promise in treating leukemia, breast cancer and HIV/AIDS, according to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. The extract has been used to reduce fevers, relieve menstruation symptoms and treat viral infections as well, but lacks research and evidence of its efficacy.
1. Anti-diabetic effects.
Bitter Melon contains steroidal saponins, such as bitter gourd, and insulin-like peptides and alkaloids, these substances given bitter melon hypoglycemic activity.Bitter melon stimulates the release of insulin and hinder the formation of glucose in the bloodstream, this feature may play a tremendous role in diabetes particularly in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus treatment.
2. Anti-viral function.
Extracts standardized have been confirmed due to susceptibility for psoriasis, cancer, neurological complications due to pain, and may delay the onset of cataracts or retinopathy by destroying the viral dna inhibit HIV.Some of its anti-cancer properties because of its role in the enhancement of the immune function. Studies have shown that bitter melon extract inhibits lymphocyte proliferation and macrophage and lymphocyte activity.
Applications of Bitter Melon Extract :
Bitter Melon Extract is widely used in pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food, health food production of natural raw material