1. It is low in saturated fat and cholesterol, high in dietary fibre, vitamin C, riboflavin, zinc, thiamin, iron, magnesium and manganese.
  2. It has blood-purifying properties.
  3. It contains insulin-like peptides, alkaloids and charantin, all of which act together to lower blood and urine sugar levels without increasing blood insulin levels.
  4. It has high beta crotene that is good for eyes.
  5. Cellulose in ridge gourd helps to overcome constipation so is good for stomach.
  6. It helps to purify, restore and nourish liver as its an antidote for alcohol intoxication
  7. It also aids weight lose.
  8. It is used in skin care treatment against eczema, psoriasis
  9. Also aids in curing piles
  10. A glass of bitter gourd juice in the morning can help to strengthen your immune system against any infection.

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