Anti-diabetic and hypoglycaemic effects of Momordica charantia (bitter melon): a mini review

14 Dec 2009Lawrence Leung, Richard Birtwhistle, Jyoti Kotecha, Susan Hannah, Sharon Cuthbertson

Bitter Melon may be a feasible option for ethnic minorities who have a high prevalence of diabetes but prefer treatment based on natural products according to their cultural beliefs.

Systematic review
2 effects
1 week
200 subjects

Reported Outcomes

DeterminantsOutcomeDetails

Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia) Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Bitter Melon (Momordic...
Nutrition

Type 2 Diabetes Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Lymphatic system

Low evidence
-1.0%

Bitter Melon (Momordica charantia) Nutrition risk & protective factor
Minor Protective Factor Bitter Melon (Momordic...
Nutrition

Blood Sugar - Hyperglycemia Lymphatic outcome
Minor decreased risk of Blood Sugar - Hypergl...
Lymphatic system

High evidence
-25.0%