Essay On Bitter Gourd

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Bitter Gourd Medicine : Its Uses and Effects

A Research Paper Presented to The Faculty of the Languages and Literature Department
College of Liberal Arts
De La Salle University-Dasmariñas
Dasmariñas, Cavite

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Course
ENGL 101-Communication Arts and Skills I

Irish Coleen Agapito
Whendy Almendras

September 2015
MLS 1-4

Chapter 1
INTRODUCTION
A. Background of the Study
Bitter Gourd or also known as bitter melon is bitter on the taste buds and hence, is excluded from most meals. But this does not deprive it of certain health benefits. Known for its acquired taste, bitter gourd is also referred to as a ‘balsam pear’ or ‘bitter melon’. Similar to a cucumber
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Statement of the Problem
The researchers constructed the following questions for the desired result of the study:
1. What is Bitter Gourd?
2. What are the uses of Bitter Gourd in terms of the treatment of disease and illnesses?
3. How effective can Bitter Gourd be if it is used in medicinal purposes?

C. Significance of the Study
This research paper would be beneficial to the following groups of individuals:
1. Poverty-Stricken Person. In this time of generation there are lots of diseases that occur. Not all individuals can be able to afford medicine to cure a specific illness. That’s why herbal medicine is very important because it can be found in plants and it is cheaper that drugstore medicine.
2. Rural People. Plants are very abundant in a rural region that’s why it would be beneficial to them.
3. Family. It is very important for a family to find a medicine present in their household. That’s why it would be beneficial to them to use bitter gourd as medicine because they can be able to find a treatment that is cheap and convenient.
4. Medical Practitioners. It is beneficial to them because their knowledge in medicine would be much broader and they can be able to recommend medicines to their patients who is down on one’s
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