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Dried Bitter Leaf (500g)
Need to buy dried bitter leaf? Then our dried bitter leaf(Iron weed) will be your best friend. Our dried bitter leaf is directly from our farm. They are healthy, rich in fiber and many other nutrients.
Bitter leaf also helps to cleanse such vital organs of the body like the liver and the kidney. Bitter leaf is also used in the treatment of skin infections such as ringworm, rashes and eczema.
Dried Bitter Leaf Health Benefits
- Helps To Clear Fever
Bitter leaves contain flavonoids that have powerful antioxidant effects in treating several health issues such as feverish conditions.
Other elements like andrographolide lactones, glucosides, diterpene are also present in the leaves and work together to treat and trim down fever and its symptoms.
A glass of bitter leaf juice is a strong herbal medicine that helps to combat malarial symptoms and reduce fever effects.
- Lowers High Blood Pressure
Chewing fresh bitter leaves or drinking the juice extracted from the leaves are commonly known to reduce the level of sugar in the blood and control blood pressure due to the bitterness.
This is true because bitter leave has andrographolide content that contributes to sugar reduction in the blood and as reducing the risk of resulting diabetes.
There is also a trace of potassium in the bitter leaf which is another good remedy for hypertension.
This mineral helps to flush out the accumulation of salt which spikes the amount of sodium in the bloodstream and causes delicate blood pressure (high blood pressure).
- Treats Stomach Upset
They are eaten raw or mashed to get the juice which is used in treating abdominal difficulties such as diarrhea, stomach upset and gastrointestinal tract diseases like dysentery and related other issues.
Bitter leaves are the major agents that are recommended as a natural remedy for intestinal problems and stomach cramps.
Get a handful of fresh bitter leaves. Wash very well with little quantity of salt and water.
Squeeze very well to extract the juice then take a glass of this juice twice a day to flush off stomach problems.
- Good For The Bones & Teeth
Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant mineral found in bitter leaves that has a special role in the body which is the maintenance of bones and teeth as well as the prevention of deficiencies associated with this essential vitamin.
It also contains a trace of vitamin K. The functions of this vitamin extend outside blood clotting as it includes maintaining healthy bones and prevention bone tissue weakness called osteoporosis.
- Improves Body Metabolism
Vitamin B1 called thiamine, in other words, plays an important role in the metabolism of lipids, amino acids, and glucose in the human body.
Thiamine is an important dietary supplement occurring naturally in a bitter leaf that helps to oxidize fatty acids in other to produce the synthesis of lipids.
Metabolism of lipids is commonly associated with that of carbohydrate which can be converted into fats by known processes.
Bitter leaf is very effective in this chemical synthesis known as metabolism because it contains the mineral that plays the key role.
- Fights Free Radicals
Another nutrient in bitter leaf, which is vitamin E serves as an antioxidant that fights against free radicals which have harmful effects on the body system.
The bitter leaf contains also anti-bacterial compound known as sesquiterpenoids that give the property of bitter taste.
The major function of this plant compound is to scavenge free radicals from the body system as well as terminate their activities.
- Prevents Cancer Risks
The presence of anti-cancer properties in bitter leaves makes it effective in preventing and management of hydatidiform mole, trophoblastic tumor and lung tumor which are signs of cancer.
Bitter leaf has also been mixed with other herbal preparations in an alternative medicine experiment on breast cancer and was found effective.
Andrographolide, labdane diterpenoid present in the bitter leaf is a plant compound and a powerful cancer curative agent that has been studied scientifically and found effective in the treatment of gastric cancer, colon and prostate cancers.
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