Zandu Karela (60 Caps)

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Zandu Karela Pure Herbs is formulated using 100% pure extracts of karela or bitter gourd. Karela contains an insulin-like compound called polypeptide-p which effectively helps to control blood sugar levels naturally. It is also beneficial in keeping the skin clear and boosting metabolism.

How to Use

Take 1-2 capsules, twice a day or as directed by a physician.

Best before 24 months from manufacturing

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Country of Origin: India


Can you guess that one vegetable that can do wonders by including it in your meal? Yes! You guessed it right. It is none other than Karela that would be recommended by all of your well-wishers.

Karela (Momordica charantia Linn) popularly known as Bitter melon or Bitter gourd is the most bitter among all the vegetables. It is a tropical and subtropical vine of the family Cucurbitaceae. It is mostly distributed in the countries of China, Malaysia, India as well as tropical Africa. The Latin name of Karela is Momordica charantia Linn, Momordica means “to bite'' (as its leaves appear to be bitten and with jagged edges). The bitterness of the plant is due to the bitter compound, momordicine present in fruits and leaves. Ayurvedic literature has mentions about various uses of Karela like, maintaining healthy sugar levels, useful to protect against infections, stimulates appetite and works as blood purifier.

Significance of Karela-

Karela is rich in antioxidants which helps to reduce the risk of many infections. Bitter gourd also helps to improve digestive power, maintain healthy sugar level and helps in weight management. It is also useful in increasing metabolic rate, and helps as a detoxifying agent for the body. As it goes with the saying that truth will always be bitter, goodness also is always wrapped under the kernel of bitterness. This is proven once again with the myriad benefits that Karela has got to offer mankind. Being Kapha Pitta kshamak it pacified vitiated Kapha and Pitta. It also possesses Laghu and Ruksha guna with Ushna Veerya, thus useful in the digestion process. Want to know more about our product? Consume our Zandu Karela Capsules and experience the benefits yourself.


Zandu Karela capsule is formulated using wholesome extracts of Karela fruit. Karela contains an insulin-like compound called polypeptide-p which effectively helps to control sugar levels naturally. It is also beneficial in keeping the skin unblemished and boosting metabolism.

At Zandu, we have always been pivoting on Ayurveda and its richness since its inception. Especially in today’s fast-paced world, with the rising advertisements and digital marketing, it is easy to fall prey to untested remedies and misinformation. Be wary of such products and misleading advertisements and pick up the right one that provides time-tested solutions backed by centuries of Ayurvedic wisdom. With pure Karela extract in Zandu Karela capsules, maintain sugar level, be healthy & be strong and lead a healthy life.

Benefits of Zandu Karela Capsules

Zandu Karela Capsules contains extract of Karela fruit, which helps

Maintain healthy sugar levels:

Bitter melon is worldwide known for its effectiveness in maintaining sugar level. Bitter melon chemically contains a compound that is very much similar to insulin i.e. p-insulin. When it is taken continuously it helps to maintain insulin in the body. The host of bitter chemicals that are hypoglycemic in nature are useful in maintaining healthy sugar levels.


Bitter melon infusion - (Karela leaves helps to maintain healthy sugar levels so can make this dish)

  • Wash the bitter melon leaves and chop them.
  • Add 6 tablespoons of the chopped leaves in 2 glasses of water
  • Boil it for approximately 15 minutes in an uncovered pot.
  • Allow it to cool and then strain. Drink 1/3 cup of it thrice a day.

Above recipe when taken regularly will help in maintaining healthy sugar levels.

Goodness of Bitter melon enriched with egg-

  • Cut a bitter melon lengthwise, scoop and scrap the inner white pulp leaving only the outer green parts.
  • Now finely cut the bitter melon. Pour a lot of salt on them and leave them for a while to get rid of its bitterness.
  • Rinse thoroughly to remove the salt.
  • ● Fry it with garlic, anchovies and knock two eggs to make a dish.

Above dish is very beneficial, especially for those who are in search of sugar free food.

To stimulate appetite:

Bitter melon is an appetite stimulant. It is beneficial in anorexia, a disorder in which a person is unable to eat the required amount of food.

Supports weight management:

Bitter contents of Karela may help in weight management.

Removes blood impurities and maintain skin health

Bitter gourd is used as a blood purifier due to its high bitter principle content. The antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of Karela helps in detoxification and in blood purification. It is useful in boils and other skin related problems. For skin disorders regular intake of a cupful of bitter gourd juice, with a teaspoon of the juice of the citrus lemon is beneficial.

Enhances digestive health:

The rich antioxidants in it are known to improve gut health by promoting digesting enzymes. The rich fiber content and its natural laxative properties help in reducing constipation. It is also effective in reducing symptoms associated with irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Mix Karela juice with the juice of spring onion (2 teaspoons of each) and add a teaspoon of lemon juice to it. This juice is an excellent remedy to control diarrhoea.

Enhances liver health:

The bitter gourd extract is a hepatoprotective, it is useful in detoxification and helps to maintain a healthy liver. It is also useful in symptoms associated with Jaundice.

Additional uses of Karela

Other than the above mentioned uses and benefits, Karela has additional uses such as anti-microbial, anti-viral, anti-helminthic and immunomodulatory. It is also useful in sores and wounds, infections, worms and parasites, and promotes lactation.

Storage Information for Zandu Karela Capsules

Ayurvedic medicines are expected to lose their potency if not stored under prescribed conditions. They may lose potency over the period of time if stored improperly. Store at room temperature, away from direct sunlight. Keep this product away from moisture and dust. Replace the cap tightly after every use. Consume within the shelf-life period.

Ingredients used in preparation of Zandu Karela Capsules

Zandu Karela is a natural product that helps maintain sugar level owing to its high bitter compounds. It contains micronutrients like Vit-A, zinc, and biotin. It also helps in enhancing metabolism in the body.

What makes Zandu Karela special?

Karela and its bitterness

Karela contains phytochemicals like charantin, polypeptide-p and vicine that are responsible for the anti- glycemic activity that can help to maintain healthy sugar levels.

100% pure veg

Zandu Karla capsule is entirely plant based and does not contain any animal-derived ingredients. The Capsule shells of Zandu Karela capsule are also prepared with plant based edible material.

No artificial colors & added flavours

Karela products from the house of Zandu are packed with pure extracts of Karela and it does not have any added colors & flavours.


Karela is free of any gluten, from any wheat variety or derivative and does not share transportation, packaging or processing facilities with gluten-based products.

Manufacturing in GMP certified Unit

We strictly follow Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) to ensure that our products are consistently produced and meet all required quality standards. We conduct rigorous quality control measures by trained and qualified staff at various checkpoints to ensure that you get the best of Ayurveda with zero compromises.

We follow Minimal Processing

Ayurvedic medicines are expected to lose their potency if not handled properly. Therefore, they cannot be processed beyond a certain point. This is why we follow minimal processing to keep their potency intact.

Every Zandu product is backed by the promise of quality and reliability from India’s most trusted name in Ayurveda - Emami Ltd, the house of iconic products which has been used for generations.

  • Time-tested and proven healthcare solutions
  • Blend ancient wisdom with modern technology
  • Packed by easily accessible trustworthy information
  • Boast of nation-wide availability
  • Comply with specifications and methodology in Ayurvedic scriptures

Frequently asked questions:

What are the benefits of Zandu Karela?

Zandu Karela Pure Herb is formulated using the extract of Karela or bitter gourd. It is well known for maintaining a healthy sugar level and boosting metabolism. Karela capsule contains phytochemicals like charantin, polypeptide-p and vicine which are responsible for the anti-glycemic activity. It helps in enhancing digestion & boosting your liver health. Also, maintains skin health by keeping acne, blemishes and rashes at bay. Regular Consumption of Zandu Karela Capsules promotes skin health & helps maintain healthy sugar levels.

Will it treat sugar problems?

Karela is well recognized for controlling sugar levels due to the presence of phytochemicals like charantin, polypeptide-p and vicine. Daily consumption of the capsules in prescribed doses can help maintain healthy sugar levels.

Can it be taken daily?

Zandu Karela Capsule is an Ayurvedic medicine containing pure extract of Karela. It contains micronutrients like Vit. A, zinc and biotin which helps to reduce acne, blemishes or rashes, thereby, promoting overall skin health. It is recommended to take it daily for better results. Daily consumption of this Karela herb in its purest form helps to maintain healthy sugar level, purify blood, improve appetite, and ensure healthy functioning of the liver.

How safe is it to consume every day?

Zandu Karela capsule is prepared with pure Karela Extract being used for a long time as a food and medicine. Hence it is absolutely safe to take every day in prescribed doses.

What is the Recommended dose?

1-2 capsules twice a day or as advised by the physician.

Zandu Karela Ayurvedic Pure Herbs: Karela or bitter gourd has anti-inflammatory properties which make it the best natural remedy for maintaining acceptable sugar levels and curing any kind of skin disorders. It contains Vitamins A & C, Zinc and Biotin which helps fight acne, blemishes, rashes. You get naturally glowing skin as it flushes out all toxins from the body effectively. Daily consumption of this super herb in its purest form purifies blood, improves appetite, prevents intestinal worms and ensures a healthy functioning liver. To help you look after your daily health needs, we give you Zandu Karela, Ayurvedic Pure Herbs.

It delivers the same natural properties of Karela in a convenient and easy to consume capsule. To improve metabolism and control diabetes, try Zandu Karela.

Benefits of Zandu Karela

Manage Healthy Sugar Levels:
It effectively keeps a check to maintain
acceptable sugar levels among diabetics.
Improves Metabolism & Reduces Obesity:
It has valuable nutrients and fibre that helps regulate enzyme and manage weight.
Blood Purifier For Glowing Skin:
Its rich in anti-oxidants and vitamins A
and C, which cleanses toxins effectively.
Promise of Convenience
In today’s fast paced life, we don’t have
time for preparing and consuming herbs for overall health. 
Karela, is a specialist in controlling
sugar levels of our body and balancing metabolism. It is traditionally consumed
through a difficult and time taking process. 

Choose Zandu Karela, a hassle-free solution
for daily health needs enriched with all the necessary goodness of pure and
natural herbs.
Minimal Processing
Ayurvedic herbs are fragile and perishable. Therefore they cannot be processed beyond a  certain point. This is why we follow minimal processing to keep their potency intact. 

Every capsule is packed with 100% natural extracts of a single herb in its pure, unaltered, natural composition without any added flavours, sugars and preservatives. 

Dosage: 1-2 capsules, twice a day or as directed by physician.

Zandu Pure Herbs Karela: Ayurvedic Pain Reliever

  • Manufactured in the advanced ayurvedic research facilities of Zandu healthcare, under the careful supervision of our trained R&D scientists.
  • Made with responsibly sourced, powerful ingredients, which are Pure, Authentic and 100% Vegetarian.
  • Consume daily for best results.

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