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22 Nov 2011

Scientists Focus on Anti-diabetes Effect of Karela

A research project aims to find out ideal variety of karela to cure diabetes.

Scientists from India, Tanzania and Thailand are working jointly to find out ideal variety of (karela) ‘Bitter gourd’ that could beat diabetes.


The research team is busy unravelling the chemical mystery of the karela to find out whether India's ancient generations were right in their belief that karela fights diabetes.


With the commercial hybrid variety of karela coming in the markets, the true karela which was grown in the backyard has lost much of its anti-diabetes properties. This is because all the hybrid varieties have brought down the bitterness and pungency of the vegetable.


Now with this new research, the present search for the scientists is for the ideal karela that was par

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