There is a very powerful medicinal melon in your neighborhood grocery store. It has been used in India and China for many years. It has health benefits that are far sweeter than its name suggests. It is also great for cancer and can help prevent pancreatic cancer. There is a study going on to see if it helps with other cancers as well.
- You may never have heard of Momordica charantia, also known as bitter melon, bitter gourd, bitter squash or balmspear, but it has been a medicinal staple in India and China for hundreds of years, and its health benefits are far sweeter than its name may suggest.
- The website Cancer.net reveals that approximately 53,070 adults, including 27,670 men and 25,400 women, die from pancreatic cancer each year.
- It is the 9th most common cancer in women, and the 4th most common overall among both men and women.
“In addition to being both an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, the bitter melon has also been proven to be a powerful weapon in the fight against several cancers, including pancreatic cancer.”