Bitter melon (Momordica charantia) is among the traditional vegetables or generally referred to as ‘ulam’ and is locally known as Peria Katak. Bitter melon contains a bioactive compound called saponin. Saponin inhibits the enzymes that break down sugar and thus reduce the increment of blood glucose. Bitter melon saponin has shown to prompt glycogen storage by liver and insulin secretion by islets of Langerhans. In addition, saponin of bitter melon diminish the hepatic gluconeogenesis, raise hepatic glycogen synthesis, and increase peripheral glucose oxidation in erythrocytes and adipocytes.
Equalive Diacare Capsule consists of standardized extract of bitter melon. Bitter melon is used to manage blood sugar levels traditionally. When taken in conjunction with conventional diabetic medications and a balance lifestyle, bitter melon can help to maintain healthy blood sugar levels.
Suitable for: Elderly, people who wants to maintain blood glucose, people who always crave for sweet food, overweight and obese people
Each capsule contains: Bitter Melon Extract (Fructus Momordica Charantia): 300mg
Usage: Adults: Take 1-2 capsules once daily before meal or as directed by pharmacist or medical practitioner. Shall not be used in pregnant and breast-feeding women.
1 Bottle X 60s or Twice Pack ( 1 bottle X 60's )