Myro Farms Garden Center
Bitter Gourd, Momordica charantia, or bitter melon is a tropical vegetable native to Asia. It is often used in Chinese cooking. Consumption of bitter melon is capable of lowering blood glucose levels by increasing hepatic utilization of glucose and decreasing hepatic glucose output. Thus, wild bitter gourd is commonly used as an herbal remedy. to control diabetes, with or without the concomitant use of prescription medications.
Grow It Yourself:
Get your Planting Trays or Pots ready. Use good Seed Starting Mix or Cocopeat or Potting Mix. Moisten the mix and plant the seed 3 times its size deeper in the mix. For example if the seed is 1 mm , then plant it 3 mm deep in the mix. Very small seeds can be sprinkled on top of the mix and covered with a very thin layer of mix. Spray the mix with water and cover with a plastic cover till you see germination. remove cover and keep in semi-shade location till seedling is 3 -4 inchs, then transplant seedling or move your pot in Sunny location.