Its a common plant found in our environment, it can survive in almost any soil type it’s planted. Every part of this plant is bitter starting from the leaves to its roots. The bitterness of this plant is actually good for the body. It has a lot of health benefits to people. It cures and prevent some common sickness like:
1. Prevent Cancer
The bitter leaf can treat hydatidiform mole, trophoblastic tumor and lung tumor which was the forerunner of cancer. Andrographolide bitter extract shows activity in particular substances that are effective in preventing liver disease/liver, improve the immune system, anti- cancer, and so forth.
Some studies report that the plants can stop the activities of gastric cancer cells, can inhibit tumor growth.Bitter leaf extract can inhibit the growth and development of breast cancer cells.
To make a drug of bitter herbs:
Can be done by combining the bitter leaf with turmeric. Curcumin in turmeric and substances that exist in the bitter andrographolide will be able to form a synergistic formula as a “cure cancer”.
Formula combination of bitter and turmeric as anticancer aligned with herbal formula. The combination of these two materials so that both components can mutually support and complement the existing deficiencies in the bitter as well as in turmeric.
2. Treating Malaria
Malaria is a disease caused by the parasite plasmodium. To cure malaria,
a handful of bitter leaf boiled in 4 cups of water. Allow up to 2 cups of water to stay alone. Drink 3 times a day.
3. Treating Diabetes
Andrographolide is the main active ingredient in bitter that serves to reduce levels of glucose in the blood. According to research, Munawara colleagues from Faculty of Pharmacy in 2004 that bitter leaf decoction can lower blood glucose levels in male rats.
Here’s how to mix the bitter leaf and make Bitter leaf as a diabetes drug,
bitter leaf approximately 5 grams of fresh leaves, pour 1 cup of hot water (boiled), after the cold and then filtered. Distillate then drinks daily two times as much, morning and evening after meals.
4. Treating Diarrhea
In addition, it can be used to treat dysentery, the benefits of bitter leaf for another digestive is to manage diarrhea that we suffer, do the same by making a herbal concoction to overcome bacillary dysentery:
take as much as 9-15 g of bitter leaf dried, then boiled in 3 cups water until the remaining 1 cup. After chilling filtered. Drink boiled water 2 times a day, each 1/2 cup.
5. Treating Typhoid
Typhoid is a disease caused by bacteria. consuming bitter leaf is able to kill the bacteria that cause typhoid.
How to treat typhoid:
washing 10-15 the bitter leaf, then boil with water, wait for it to boil and left to 1 cup, then remove and let cool water, then take water and pour the honey, then drink Do it this way with the routine by drinking three times a day, 1 cup.
Bitter leaf is also useful to treat a toothache, the way is to use:
a fresh bitter leaf as much as 9-15 g boiled in 3 cups of water until the remaining 1 cup. After chilling filtered, then taken 2 times a day each 1/2 cup.
7. As a Drug For a Headache
The bitter leaf can also be utilized to eliminate the headaches, the way is also the same as making herbs for influenza above, create dry powder of 1 g of bitter brewed with a cup of hot water. After a cold drink at once, Do it 3-4 times a day.
8. Treat Respiratory Tract Infections
respiratory tract infections are infections that invade the human respiratory tract. Respiratory infections can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or other organisms. Secondary bacterial infections can also occur in patients with upper respiratory tract infections or bottom.
You can use the bitter leaf to treat it, the way is also the same as making potions for bacillary dysentery:
take 9-15 g of dried bitter leaf, then boiled in 3 cups of water until the remaining 1 cup. After chilling filtered. Drink boiled water 2 times a day, each 1/2 cup.