Bitter gourd

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Bitter gourd

Bitter gourd

In the past, bitter gourd was eaten to lower blood sugar levels. The bitter gourd contains many substances that are anti-diabetic.
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And there are several mechanisms that act against diabetes, including enhancing the secretion of insulin from the pancreas. Reduce the production of sugar from the liver. enhance sugar metabolism increased sensitivity to insulin Increased glucose tolerance
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It also inhibits the secretion of glucose in the small intestine. and inhibits the enzyme glucosidease
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Source: Faculty of Pharmacy Mahidol University

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