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Alternative Names

Canteloupe, Cantaloup, Mushmelon, Muskmelon, Rockmelon, Sweet melon, Persian melon, Spanspek, Garma

Scientific Name

Curcubita Melo

Why Do People Use Cantaloupe?

Usually people use Cucumis melo (cantaloupe) and its preparations like cantaloupe powder as rich source of number of constituents such as Vitamin A, potassium and folate.

Is It Safe To Use?

According to FDA, keeping cantaloupes free from salmonella, listeria and some other food-bourne illnesses is a top priority.

How Effective Is Cantaloupe?

There is no authentic information to rate the effectiveness of cantaloupe powder.

How Cantaloupe Works?

There are few essential constituents in Cucumis melo such as alpha-carotene and beta-carotene. But alpha-carotene is thought to be more effective than beta-carotene. However, because it contains both of these carotenoids, therefore, it also possess both of their derivatives such as lutein in the case of beta-cryptoxanthin, alpha-carotene as well as zeaxanthin in the case of beta-carotene. These carotenoid phytonutrients are combined by the flavonoid luteolin and antioxidant organic acids such as caffeic acid, ferulic, anti-inflammatory cucurbitacins which firther include cucurbitacin E and cucurbitacin B. Unfortunately nutrient diversity is of the most ignorant health benefit of cantaloupe.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Cantaloupe?

There is no major side effect reported due to oral or topical consumption of cantaloupe powder.

How Cantaloupe Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Not known.

How Cantaloupe Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Cantaloupe Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Cantaloupe Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Cantaloupe Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Not known.

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Cantaloupe?

No typical dosage of cantaloupe powder.


Cantaloupes are also a rich source of a compound named as adenosine. This compound is generally given to patients who have heart related disease since this compound has blood-thinning properties.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Cantaloupe Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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