BITTER GOURD - THE BETTER GUARD-THE “GOURD OF HONOUR”

BITTER GOURD - THE BETTER GUARD-THE “GOURD OF HONOUR”

Scientific name: Momordica charantia.Family:  Cucurbitaceae.Sanskrit name:  Kāravella, Kāravelli, Kāravellaka.Sanskrit Synonyms of Bitter Melon Karavellaka: It is helpful in relieving fever and other conditions.Katilla: It spreads its properties.Hindi: Karela.English:  Bitter Gourd, Bitter melon. Varieties of Bitter Gourd According to the Ayurvedic text Dravyaguna Vijnana (Ayurvedic Herbology), Bitter Gourd comes in two…