Health Benefits of Bitter Gourd

Usually we don’t like to eat bitter gourd because of its bitter taste and its seeds. However bitter gourd has got many good nutrients.
Bitter gourd contains:-

  • Calcium,
  • Pottasium,
  • Copper,
  • Iron,
  • Vitamins A, B1 and B2.

Eating bitter gourd enhances:-

  • Digestion,
  • Metabolism of Carbohydrates,
  • Blood Circulation,
  • Immunity.

Bitter gourd controls:-

  • Hyper Tension,
  • Fever,
  • Cough,
  • Purity of Blood,
  • Worms in stomache,
  • Jaundice,
  • Liver diseases, Liver damage due to alcohol,
  • Skin Problems,
  • Blood and Urine Sugar,
  • Eye Problems and
  • Boils, Itching, Ringworm.


Bitter gourd must be eaten regularly, to have the health benefits of the rare vegetable. The seeds of the bitter gourd have some nutrients; however, we must remove the seeds and fry to have a delicious side dish in our meals.

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