6 October

Momordica - properties , treatment , indications

Momordica - a plant of the gourd family, used in formal, traditional medicine.

Mode of action and properties momordika

Momordica also called bitter Chinese pumpkin, balsam pear, yellow or mad cucumber, pomegranate Indian.

fruits of plants characterized by high nutritional value.Watery, crunchy flesh of the fruit is similar in taste to sweet pepper or cucumber, it contains iron, vitamin C. The leaves momordika much phosphorus, carbohydrates and protein.

also known that fruit plants are momordica harantin that lowers sugar, increases the amount of beta cells in the pancreas gland and stabilizes insulin.

known and such properties momordika: antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antiemetic, astringent and soothing properties.

official medicine the plant is recognized and used in the manufacture of drugs, the stabilizing function of the pancreas.

release form

pharmaceutical industry produces a solution with a mild salty flavor containing plant extract.The solution is taken orally, subcutaneousl

y, intramuscularly, intravenously.

In folk medicine, fruits and seeds are used momordica plant for the preparation of infusions, decoction.


momordika Medicinal properties used to treat pancreatitis acute, chronic, dispankreatizma.

Instructions for use momordika

For the treatment of momordica in the solution used for 3-5ned.Permitted dosage for an adult - 2,2ml (one ampule with a solution).Take solution adults 1-3 p / week.Children after 6L.You can give an entire vial, for children up to 6 liters.- 0.5 ampoules, children under 2 years are 0.25 ampoules.Methods of application are determined by the doctor.

Fruits and seeds momordika in recipes of traditional medicine is used as follows:

  • fruit liqueur.Fruit momordika need to cut finely, put in a glass container, pour 0.5 liters of vodka, cover and let stand 2ned.in a cool, dark place.After cooking momordika tincture drink on an empty stomach 30 minutes before meals for 1 st tea spoon three p / day for three days.It is believed that such infusion is effective for colds, fever, runny nose, cough, rheumatism, psoriasis, and is used for general strengthening of the body, but the official medicine the properties of the plant have not been confirmed.
  • decoction of the seeds.For its preparation momordika seeds (15-20gr) pour boiling water (250 ml), boiled 10min., After insisting for one hour and filtered.Broth take on 3-4r 50ml / day of fever as a diuretic or hemorrhoids.

momordika leaves in recipes of traditional medicine is not used.It is believed that they are too toxic and can be harmful.

Side effects

Treatment Momordica can cause excessive salivation, allergic reactions.

momordika seeds may cause poisoning, anemia in children.

Contraindications momordika

Momordica should not take pregnant women and those who breastfeed.

Chinese traditional medicine recommends not to use the plant momordica in diseases of the adrenal glands, stomach (can trigger heartburn, ulcer exacerbation), constipation.

Momordica also contraindicated treatment with thyroid diseases.

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