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Momordica Charantia is a herbal plant which is mostly found in tropical and subtropical regions. It is also known as Karela. It belongs to the family Cucurbitaceae. It has been used against various diseases for quite a long time. Diseases like anaemia, Cancer, Blood related diseases, Diabetes mellitus, Hyperlipidaemia can be cured by different parts of Momordica Charantia. Various chemical constituents are present in Momordica Charantia like alkaloids, triterpenes, steroids, lipids and phenolic compounds which are pharmacologically active against previous diseases. In this article pharmacological profile of different parts of Momordica Charantia is discussed.