Bitter melon contains a unique plant compound called polypeptide-P, which part of your diet supports blood sugar levels already within the normal range in the body. By supporting the balance of normal blood sugar already within the normal range, Bitter Melon supports several tissues including the kidneys, eyes, and peripheral nervous tissues. Also promotes the normal metabolism of fats and natural cholesterol counts already within normal limits. For normal blood sugar level already within the normal range and normal pancreatic health, Bitter Melon is a time-honored choice of herbs. Safe for long-term use.