Bitter gourd is also effective in treating skin diseases or skin infections, eczema and psoriasis. It also helps in keeping the skin free from blemishes and keeps the skin glowing. Bittergourd has blood purifying properties. As a result, the juice is used in the treatment of blood disorders like blood boils and itching due to blood poisoning. Ayurvedic doctors also prescribe bitter-gourd juice for digestive problems and to boost resistance because it contains cellulose which is a very good source of fiber thus preventing constipation. It also helps in stimulating the secretion of gastric juices.