Not many women know the numerous health benefits of bitter leaf juice.
They think it is just an ingredient used for cooking.
This leaf especially when taken as juice does a lot of wonders to the body.
Here are some of the health benefits of this miraculous plant known as bitter leaf.
1. It Helps In The Treatment Of Stomach and Abdominal Issues
Bitter leaf helps in the treatment of abdominal issues like stomach upset, diarrhea, dysentery, and other gastrointestinal tract diseases. Drinking a cup of bitter leaf juice twice daily helps bring relief from stomach problems.
Pound the fresh leaves in a mortar and press out the juice. Add a pinch of salt to three tablespoons of the undiluted juice and drink. You will experience relief in no time
2. Detoxifies the whole body especially the liver and kidney
Bitter leaf is rich in proteins, vitamins, and minerals that detoxify the whole body and helps improve the Immune system. The kidney and liver are two important organs in the body. If the kidney breaks down it would affect the workings of the entire body. Bitter leaf does an excellent job of taking proper care of the kidney and liver.
3. It enhances fertility
Studies have shown that bitter leaf boosts the chances of pregnancy among women who are finding it difficult to conceive. And this because the detoxification power of bitter leaf helps prevent the pollution of the antibodies that fight diseases, initiate tissue repair and regeneration.
This is known to boost the fertility of the ovaries, significantly; as well as eliminating ovarian cyst and premature ovarian failure.
4. Lowers High Blood Pressure
The bitterness of bitter leaf juice helps to lower your sugar level and controls blood pressure. Doctors advise hypertensive and diabetic patients to consume bitter leaf as the potassium it contains is a good remedy for hypertension as it prevents sodium from spiking up in the bloodstream by flushing out the accumulation of salt.
5. It helps pregnant and lactating mothers
6. It Helps prevents and cures diseases
Bitter leaf juice prevents diseases such as malaria, due to a component known as Natural Quinine. It cures sexually transmitted diseases (STD), helps treats Hepatitis B, cures intestinal parasitic infections, and treats skin diseases such as ringworm, eczema, and so on.
7. It Cures Insomnia
Bitter leaf juice helps in curing those suffering from insomnia. Take two glasses of bitter leaf juice every night, and your body system would be so calm you would sleep easily.