Thursday, December 22, 2011

Karela Tea

Diabetes is one disease that increasingly suffered by society today due to modern lifestyles.Fast food, ready meals purchased at kiosks or restaurants can sometimes contribute to the related diseases.

Believe it or not, Karela is the remedy you have been looking for this. Whether you like it or not, since the days of old, the old men have been using vegetable Karela as a remedy for various health problems. This plant is commonly used as traditional medicines in China, India, Africa and the southeastern United States.

Karela is known by the botanical name, Momordica Charantia, in fact rich in nutrients. You name it - Vitamin A, thiamine, Riboflavin, nicotinic acid, vitamin C and iron are all found in these vegetables.

Karela has been used in India as an antidote to family health problems from diabetes or Diabetes Mellitus. Lektin contained in Karela have shown the effects lipogenic and antilipolytic a clear.

Variety of infections and cancer are among the health cases found showed positive results after using Karela.

Karela also contains vitamins such as Vitamins A, B1, B2, C and Iron. Regular use can prevent many complications such as hypertension, eye complications, neuritis and defective metabolism of carbohydrates.

Karela beneficial for the treatment of blood disorders such as irritable problems, sores, itching, psoriasis, ringworm and fungal diseases. Fresh juice from Karela leaf can be an effective medications for the early stages of cholera and other problems such as diarrhea in the summer.

Karela Tea (Box)
Normal Price: RM25.00
Member Price: RM20.00
Enjoy the natural taste AlamMaya Karela Tea. The tea is made ​​from 100% natural Karela, and it contains no flavorings, preservatives and dyes added. It can be taken as a daily drink or side.

One Karela tea bag mixed into a cup of hot water closed until fluffy for 3-10 minutes.

Nutrition Information
  • Energy 9kcal (38kJ)
  • Carbohydrate (1.7g)
  • Fat (0.0g)
  • Protein (0.5g)
Net Weight = 2g x 30 sachets
  • Model: Karela Tea Box
  • Shipping Weight: 100 grams
  • Product Manufacturer: AlamMaya, Malaysia
Advantages Karela Tea
Karela is traditionally used among the community to:
  • Preventing diabetes
  • Preventing high blood
  • Reduce and control the sugar level in blood
  • Relieve joint pain, gout and numbness hands feet
  • Enhance the immune system
  • Relieves diarrhea, bloody diarrhea, ulcers, hemorrhoids, and ulcers in the stomach
  • Reduce body heat, cold, fever and viral infection
  • Improve digestion and relieve constipation

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Health Benefits Of Karela

Health Benefits Of Karela
Hearty meal, rich in medical benefits

Health Benefits Of Karela
Taste Karela is bitter cause not many people like them.But, said the old man, bitter is good, bitter is medication and indeed Karela have many healths benefits, even can be tasty dish if right way Cooking it.

Not only that, Karela or scientific name, Momordica Charantia also gives benefits to individual beauty.

That is great Karela that also known as bitter gourd, although tastes bitter and many who doesn't like this vegetable, it appears it has many advantages.Therefore, put aside about bitter and try to enjoy the 'sweetness' owned Karela. Among the various nutrients found in Karela is containing protein, fat, minerals, fiber, carbohydrates, vitamins and calcium.

Health Benefits of Karela have been known since ancient times. At that time, Karela is used to treat several diseases such as diabetes, hypertension and hemorrhoids. Similarly for women after childbirth, recommended to practice eat Karela during confinement, especially when they have lost a lot of blood in childbirth.

Water boiled Karela can also be used to cool the internal parts of the body, such as
heat-inflammatory while whom suffer hemorrhoids, suggested boiled Karela leaves and mix it into a glass of milk or beverages every morning.

Diabetics, it is recommended to take Karela as the daily menu for health care because it contains insulin which functions to controlling blood glucose levels.

Health Benefits of Karela is not only known in this country but around the world. For example, Chinese medical experts alleged, using Karela to treat asthma and late period. In the Philippines, the crushed/pulverized leaves of Karela is placed in the new-born baby's mouth to stimulate the body's immune system. In addition, it also used as paste medicine to treat insect bites.

Interestingly, overseas studies on the Karela found that problem of alcohol addiction can be solved by drinking Karela leaves. In Australia and the United States, Karela has become essential ingredients to treat leukemia, HIV and AIDS.

Beside the use in medicine and cure disease, Karela can also be used as an appetite hearty meal.For those who want to care and maintain healthy, bitter herbs may be used in cooking. With nutritional content that includes fiber, fat, carbohydrates and protein, you can create a healthy menu.

Between dishes that evoke taste with Karela is cooked mackerel fat chillies or you can also replace it with a variety of fish such as short mackerel and tilefish. With a taste of fat and spicy sauce, bitter taste in Karela can be forgotten for a moment. However, if to reduce the bitter taste Karela, the practice of traditional tips that can be applied is soaking this vegetable in water whiting before cooking.

Other tips can be adopted to overcome bitter taste Karela is first dicing ​​Karela according to cooking needs. Let stand for 5 minutes, then wash the karela with clean water several times before cooking. As a result, the vegetable of Karela cooked would not tastes bitter when eaten.

Another advantage of Karela is to give benefits in beauty care, especially for skin. Karela is said, can helps prevent the spread pimples on the skin as it contains blood purifying properties. With the advantages and benefits available on Karela, loss once if not take advantage or benefit it fully in your daily life.

Additional INFO about Health Benefits of Karela

Skin Care
Karela can prevent massive pimples on the skin as it contains blood purifying properties. Skin will look more radiant.

Immune Stimulant
Drink a glass of Karela juice every morning can help boost the immune system in the body. The immune system is like "security guards" which prevent disease attack.

Eye Care
Karela also like carrots, contain high carotene. Carotene may reduce the problems of the eyes.

Lose Weight
Karela can stimulate liver for secretion of bile juices that are very important to increase the body's metabolism.

Good for Stomach
Karela is a good digestive agent and can prevent constipation because it contains cellulose which is also the best source of fiber.

  • Karela is a type of climbing plants.
  • Believed originate from southern China.
  • Karela is also known as "ku gua" has long been used as a herb in traditional Chinese medicine.
  • The use of Karela is increasingly widespread.In Southeast Asia, Australia and the United States, Karela has become important ingredient to treat leukemia, HIV and AIDS.
  • Although so far no scientific study was carried out to test the effectiveness of Karela in handling the disease, there are several cases that showed the plant could help to stop and sometimes reverse the spread of the disease.
  • Karela been found to increase the CD4 cell count (immune cells) in the human body. A blood test to test the number of immune cell count is the most basic things to keep up and the severity of the HIV and AIDS.
  • Karela is also found useful for treating arthritis and 'opportunistia infections, such as genital harpes, tuberkolisis and several types of skin disease that attacks the immune system is weak.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Karela Juice Benefits

Karela Juice Benefits

Peria katak atau nama saintifiknya Momordica charanthia memang tidak asing lagi oleh masyarakat Malaysia. Ramai yang tidak suka memakannya kerana rasanya yang pahit. Tapi jika anda bijak memasaknya, rasa pahitnya tidak akan berapa terasa dan ia akan menjadi antara makanan yang amat berhasiat.

Peria katak sebenarnya amat kaya dengan vitamin dan zat galian. Adakah anda tahu bahawa untuk setiap 100 gram peria katak , ia mengandungi 8 gram protein (untuk membina tisu badan), 2.9 gram karbohidrat (untuk tenaga), 0.9 gram fiber (untuk penghadaman), 56 gram kalsium (untuk gigi dan tulang) serta vitamin C dan B. Disamping itu juga ia mengandungi 140 gram beta karotena (untuk pengelihatan), 6.1 mg zat besi, 10 mg fosforus dan 116mg kalium. Ketiga-tiga garam galian yang terkandung di dalam peria katak ini amat berguna untuk metabolisme dan mengekalkan fungsi badan.

Khasiat jus dan air rebusan peria katak

Mampu merawat penyakit diabetes - dipercayai dengan menjadikan ulam setiap hari sebanyak 4 ke 5 biji, ia mampu merawat diabetes. Ia juga boleh dibuat jus untuk mendapatkan khasiat yang sama.
Air rebusannya pula dipercayai boleh merawat sembelit.
Air rebusannya juga boleh digunakan untuk merawat rambut. Caranya adalah dengan melumurkan air rebusan peria katak dikepala dan urut kepala selama 10 minit sebelum dibilas bersih.
Air rebusannya juga boleh dijadikan tonik yamg mampu membersihkan darah dan membantu penyakit darah tinggi.
Air rebusannya juga boleh merawat batuk dan ccirit birit.
Ia juga mampu merawat sakit mata.
Air rebusan peria katak yang dicampurkan sedikit dengan jus limau boleh mengatasi ketagihan alkohol. Amalkan meminumnya selama empat ke lima bulan untuk melihat hasilnya.

Khasiat daun peria katak

Boleh merawat penyakit buasir - Caranya adalah mencampurkan perahan daun peria katak kedalam susu dan minum setiap pagi selama sebulan. Akarnya pula hendaklah dihancurkan dan disapukan pada tempat buasir.
Untuk mereka yang terkena demam campak, daun peria katak yang dicampur dengan kunyit hidup dan ditumbuk boleh dijadikan ubat sapu bagi menghilangkan gatal demam campak

Untuk ibu yang menyusukan anak, amalan memakan buah peria katak ini dapat membantu menambahkan pengeluaran susu.

Karela In English

Karela In English is Called Bitter gourd or Bitter melon.

In some English texts the plant or the fruit may be called by its local names, which include kugua (Chinese: 苦瓜, pinyin: kǔguā, "bitter gourd"); parya (Ilokano), pare or pare ayam (Javanese and Indonesian),

Pavayka or Kayppayka (Malayalam:പാവയ്ക്ക, കയ്പ്പക്ക ), goya (Okinawan: ゴーヤー) or nigauri (Japanese: 苦瓜; although the Okinawan word goya is also used in Japanese).

Paakharkaai (Tamil: பாகற்காய்), "Hāgalakāyi" (Kannada: ಹಾಗಲಕಾಯಿ), "Kaakarakaya"(Telugu), Korola (Bengali), ampalaya (Tagalog), muop dang (Vietnamese: mướp đắng) or kho qua (Vietnamese: khổ qua).

It is also known as caraille or carilley on Trinidad and Tobago, carilla in Guyana, and cerasee, "cerasse" or cerasse in Jamaica and elsewhere in the Caribbean, including parts of South America (although if known in Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking areas, will most probably be know by the Okinawan or Japanese names).

It is Karela in Hindi- and Urdu-speaking areas."karle" in Marathi. In Suriname, it is known as sopropo. The fruit is called Kudret Narı in Turkey.

Karela Juice Recipe

Karela Juice Recipe
Karela Juice RecipeIngredients (for one jug)

500 ml of water
2 green apples - which was removed seeds and hard part in the middle.
1 Karela (bitter gourd frog) - small size
1 / 3 carrots - cut small
1 celery fronds - a small cut (option)
2 cucumber - cut into small
1 lemon / lime musk - juice only
Honey (option)
Sugar - 1 / 2 cup sugar + 1 / 2 cup water

The ways

-Input all fruits,vegetables and water into the blender and blended. After blended then strain.
-Add lime juice, honey and sugar water.
-Serve with ice cubes or it can also be put yogurt to make Lassi.

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Another Karela Juice Recipe

  • A Karela/bitter gourd (average size)
  • 2 green apples
  • ½ stalk celery (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon of honey / sugar (optional)
How to:
  1. Karela seeds removed and soaked with salt water for a while.
  2. Then drained and blended it with apple cut and celery stick.
  3. Strain the water. If you want, can also be mixed with honey or sugar water.
Serving Suggestions:
For each of a karela 2 green apples needed to balance off it.
Suitable for drinking at morning and practiced every day for health.