Karela is known to aid in the metabolism of carbohydrates.
How to take
One or two caps twice daily. To be swallowed with water or milk.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Throughout history, the extracts of Karela have been used in natural medicine of their purifying qualities. Karela is a blood purifier, activates spleen and liver and is highly beneficial in diabetes. It is a purgative, appetizer, digestive, anti inflammatory, anti flatulent and has healing capacity.
If you miss a dose of this medicine and you are using it regularly, take it as soon as possible. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Store at the room temperature away from moisture and sunlight. Keep out of reach of children.
Karela should be used with caution in patients with hypertension.
Possible Side Effects
Karela is not known to have any side effects if taken as per the prescribed dosage.
Investigations were carried out to evaluate the effect of Karela on the glucose tolerance of maturity onset diabetic patients. The juice of Karela was found to significantly improve the glucose tolerance of 73% of the patients investigated while the other 27% failed to respond.