Momordica charantia, or bitter melon has been used as a vegetable for meals in China for centuries. It has a bitter taste but does not contain any toxic substance. Prepared as a tea, Charan becomes a remarkably tasty drink. Drinks and meals prepared with the fruit of bitter melon helps maintaining normal blood sugar level. If you wish to consume the tea simultaneously with taking pills that lower blood sugar level, do not quit taking drugs subscribed by your physician nor regular medical examination.
Suggested daily usage: 1-2 cups