Fructus Momordica charantia is not only a delicious food used in daily meals but also brings many health benefits. Fructus Momordica charantia extract is extracted from fresh Fructus Momordica charantia fruit, which helps reduce blood fat, good for people with diabetes, high blood pressure. The following is detailed information about Fructus Momordica charantia extract
1. General introduction to medicinal herbs
Fructus Momordica charantia, also known as bitter melon, luong qua, and lilac genus, scientifically known as Momordica charantia L. Fructus Momordica charantia belongs to the family of gourds (Cucurbitaceae).
Fructus Momordica charantia climbing, small and elongated, covered with hairs, inside the body is vesicles. The tree grows naturally to more than 20m long, has many branches and small wires branching from the trunk.
Fructus Momordica charantia leaves are large, with many small, rough hairs on the leaf surface. Leaves alternate, green when young, yellow when old. The leaf blade is divided into 5 to 7 lobes, symmetrically across the midrib. Leaf margins are serrated or wavy. The petiole growing from the vine is 5 to 7 cm long.
Flowers are usually solitary in the leaf axils. Male and female flowers grow on the same base. Flowers are yellow, 5 petals, pistils are dark yellow. After the female flowers are pollinated and set fruit, the male flowers will wilt and fall off.
Fructus Momordica charantia produces large, elongated fruits with a bitter taste. The outer bark of Fructus Momordica charantia is rough, with many small raised dark green bumps. Fructus Momordica charantia young has a dark green color, as it ages, the color fades and turns yellow. Ripe fruits have many large, flattened seeds inside, often used as seeds for further cultivation.
Fructus Momordica charantia is a tropical plant, possibly native to Africa, India, and China. Today, Fructus Momordica charantia is widely grown in many countries such as: Some African countries, India, Vietnam, Pakistan, China,….
In the North, due to 4 distinct seasons, people often plant Fructus Momordica charantia from March to September, harvest time from May to December. Sowing later than this time, Melon still produces fruit but often suffers from many diseases and pests that affect productivity.
In the Central region, Fructus Momordica charantia is an economic fruit for many households. The time of sowing and harvesting is from November, December to June, July next year.
In the South, the climate is mainly hot, with high temperature and humidity, which is very suitable for the growth of Fructus Momordica charantia. So the planting and harvesting season lasts from September to October of the previous year to March and April of the following year.
Uses of Fructus Momordica charantia
Fructus Momordica charantia is not only a popular vegetable for many families, but also a food that brings a lot of health benefits such as:
Support cooling, anti-inflammatory, stimulate food digestion effectively.
Fructus Momordica charantia contains a lot of protein and vitamin C, helps fight free radicals, strengthens the body’s immunity, destroys cancer cells.
Lower blood sugar: Fructus Momordica charantia, eaten fresh or dried, is a natural remedy, especially good for diabetics.
In addition, Fructus Momordica charantia is also used to treat cough, rash, itching in children, and rheumatic diseases.
2. Fructus Momordica charantia extract
Fructus Momordica charantia extract is a spray-dried extract from Fructus Momordica charantia of Biogreen Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Chemistry Joint Stock Company, which enhances active ingredients and is easy to use in the preparation of pharmaceutical products. and health food.
Fructus Momordica charantia extract production process:
Fructus Momordica charantia is harvested and dried, usually of clear origin, grown, cultivated and cared for on GACP standard farms.
After being cleaned, Fructus Momordica charantia is dried or used directly, cut into small pieces, extracted in a suitable solvent.
Spray drying to create granules, we have the product Fructus Momordica charantia extract
Fructus Momordica charantia extract after export is microbiologically treated, ensuring quality, microbial content and heavy metals at the allowable level.
3. Product Information
Product Name: Fructus Momordica charantia extract
Description: Light green uniform fine powder.
Dosage form: Powder, dried extract
Specification: 1 kg, 2 kg, 5 kg, 10 kg, 25 kg
Solubility: good solubility in water
As suitable raw materials for dosage forms: nuggets, powders, effervescents, capsules, tablets, syrups
Taste: Characteristic bitter taste
Fructus Momordica charantia extract belongs to one of many types of dried medicinal herbs, studied and formulated into many forms to contribute to the protection of health.