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The Health Benefits of the bitter leaf are something that people didn’t know. But, before we talk about the specific benefit, it could be better to know about bitter leaf first.
Bitter leaf is botanically known as Vernonia amygdalina of the family Asteraceae.
In Africa, it has several names by several different tribes and languages.
In Ghana, tribes such as;
Adangme, call it Agba, Tatsho, Akpa, Agoaflu.
The Akan call it Bowin.
In Twi, it refers to as Awɔnwono.
In Fanti, a bitter leaf is called Bowene.
In the Volta Region of Ghana, it is termed as Gbo, Gboti, Gbotsi by the Ewes.
The Hausa call it Shuwaka.
In Togo Ewe, another country in Africa, it is termed Avenya.
The Igbos in Nigeria call it Olugbu.
Same in Nigeria, the Yorubas call it Ewuro.
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Bitter leaf is nutritious and has so many powerful health benefits. Bitter leaf is a highly appreciated vegetable in West and Central Africa and can be consumed in various dishes.
Therapeutic actions include antimalarial, anthelminthic, antidiabetic analgesic; anticancer; antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, antitumour, antioxidant diuretic and antibacterial.
Vernonia amygdalina is one of the most commonly used plants in Ghanaian traditional medicine. In Ghana, the Leaves are used to treat malaria, dysentery, fever, diarrhoea, hepatitis and cough, ringworm, dermatitis and as a fertility enhancer. They are also used as a medicine for scabies, headache and stomachache. The roots are also used in the treatment of malaria, loss of appetite, constipation and gastrointestinal disorders. The leaves and roots are used for the treatment of hypertension. The young leaves are used in treating intestinal helminthiasis. The leaves and stalks are used for the treatment of psoriasis. It is used traditionally as a mineral supplement. The leaves are placed on a wound as a substitute for iodine. One of the most common medicinal uses of Vernonia amygdalina is as a treatment against intestinal worms including nematodes. In some parts of Africa, a root infusion is used to treat sexually transmitted diseases. Bark infusions are also taken to treat fever and diarrhoea, dried flowers against stomach disorders. Vernonia amygdalina is also useful as a control agent against diseases in plants. The ash from burnt branches is used to control seed-borne fungi, thus ameliorating seed viability and germination capacity.
In this article, we will be enumerating 8 diseases and infections and solving them with the bitter leaf.
Follow just one step to cure all these diseases.
1. Vernonia is an African medicinal plant whose usefulness ranges from food and as a healing plant to many ailments, it has therapeutic properties of deworming and febrifuge.
2. It effectively treats parasitic worms by eliminating them and gastric problems such as diarrhoea and dysentery, it is effective against malaria.
3. It acts on various gastric disorders, it is highly effective in eliminating parasitic worms but also in eliminating all forms of diarrhoea and dysentery and malaria, in addition, it has a beneficial effect on asthenia.
4. It is recommended to relieve painful periods and headaches and migraines to calm them.
5. It is a beneficial treatment to calm the pains of rheumatism, to help in diabetes but also to tone states of weakness.
6. It acts effectively on dermatoses and reduces fever.
7. Effective in reducing arterial hypertension, calms vomiting, loss of appetite, anorexia, weaning in infants.
8. Stops the growth of cancer cell signals in the system.
Now the steps to eliminate all the above problems are as follows:
It is best to pick the leaves early in the morning.
1. Get enough of the leaves.
2. Macerate 5 or more Vernonia leaves (Bitter Leaf) in water depending on the quantity.
3. Leave it to stand for some time, 30 minutes to an hour.
Drink three (3) cups a day, for about 1- 3 months depending on the disease and its severity.
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