bitter melon healing properties

Bitter Melon – The Number One Melon for Diabetes

By Vicky Chan of NourishU

Li Shizhen (1518 -1593), one of the greatest Chinese doctors, scientists, herbalists and acupuncturists in history ranked bitter melon as the number one melon on earth in his renowned medical textbook, the Compendium of Medical Herbs (1596).

He described bitter melon as cool in nature, bitter in taste and with proven healing properties of expelling evil heat, sharpening vision, improving

July 10th, 2013 0 comments Blog, Chinese Culture, Chinese Herbs, Chinese Medicine, Nutrition, Nutritional Therapy, Organs, Recipes

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