Health Benefits of Bitter-Leaf

This kind of leaf is very familiar to some people but others may not have any idea about this wonder leaf. Bitter-leaf can grow anywhere unlike other leaves that only grow in certain places and temperature. These leaves flourishes anywhere they grow. They add beauty to all places where they are present. The most distinctive characteristic of this plant is its bitterness. 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. The plant can remind people that life is not always sweet; it takes to taste bitterness before you can achieve sweetness. This plant is very useful in toning the vital organs of the body especially the liver and the kidney.

The liver is one of the most important organs of the body. It has a lot of vital functions that is needed for normal functioning of the whole system of the body. Without the liver all major process in the body will be paralyze. The liver is known as the largest organ inside the body. It has an approximate weight of 1-3 kg in an average adult individual. There are a lot of major functions that the liver should do every day and this includes the production of bile acid that helps in fat metabolism.

Without the liver fats will not be digested inside the body to be use as energy. Bitter-leaf can be very helpful in maintaining the livers optimum health to release bile acid every time people eat fatty foods. Another major function of the liver is the production of glycogen. Glycogen is stored energy that is release in times of low level of glucose especially for people who do fasting.

The liver should be well taken care of by using bitter-leaf. Once the liver is been damage it can’t be restored into its normal function. People with liver problems can boil a bitter-leaf and drink a glass of it every day.

Another very vital organ inside the body is the kidney. Kidney helps in the excretion of waste products inside the body. If the normal function of the kidney breakdown there will great huge problem inside the body. Bitter-leaf a natural herb that is useful in taking care of the kidney and the liver.

Diabetic patient can also use bitter-leaf as one of their medication to prevent high sugar level in the blood. It will not only lower the sugar level in the blood but also repair impaired pancreas. As you all know pancreas is the organ responsible for the production of insulin for glucose to reach each cell to use by the body as energy. Impaired pancreas does not release the right amount of insulin to maintain the right sugar level in the blood. Bitter-leaf is a real wonder of nature. You can take the benefit of this amazing plant by squeezing its leaves in ten litters of water.


  1. Good stuff. paa kwasi

  2. Bitter leaf have really help me greatly in weight loss. May God bless the scientist that discovered this secret. Jess. Africa.

  3. I love this article, kudos to the writer!

  4. This wonder herb is helping me in no small way, in short I love it….!

  5. without boiling the leaves, can one wash them and take it with little or no water/quite an interesting article

  6. This is very good, but please help us gather more about this plant.

  7. This article enlightened me a lot, bitter leaf now becomes my favorite juice and part of my every meal.

  8. Very useful website!

  9. I believe the leaf do help because of it bitterness and I am going to give it a try if I have the chance.

  10. Scientific quotation should be added

  11. Where can I buy bitter leaf in the United States. Thanks for your reply in advance.

  12. Nice one, thanks a lot for this valuable information!

  13. Kudos for your explanation. I’ve ben using it raw. But can one drink raw bitter-leaf water while on drugs. Thanks!

  14. Bitter leaf stick is also good for pregnancy especially during first trimester. Chewing it regularly helps to stop irritation of mouth.

  15. There is no scientific basis for your claims. Half of your article ended up talking about the liver rather than the benefits of bitter-leaf. What is the botanical name of bitter-leaf?

  16. Akeem Abdulsalam

    The article is rewarding and inspirational. But in order to understand the workings of this wonder leaf, there is need to include its properties i.e. vitamins etc. Thank you.

  17. Thank you so much for this helpful tip. Please, does bitter-leaf has any side effects on patients with diabetes type 1?

  18. This article is very educating and has really helped me in finding solution to what I seek.

  19. Atselefun Tetsoma

    I am blessed by this article. This natural herb called bitter-leaf gave me instant cure from long term itching.

  20. Very instructive article, thanks for educating me more on this topic.

  21. Nice one! A wonderful creation!

  22. I just started this but I am already convinced that I am on the right track to getting what I want.

  23. The article provides good information about the bitter leaf!

  24. This article is excellent! It really is very helpful to me. I got to know and understand what I was formerly ignorant of. Great!

  25. This leaf (bitter leaf) is amazing. It is available, affordable and very easy to prepare. You won't believe its importance until you try it.

  26. It is really great information about bitter leaves and hats off to the writer…

  27. Truly appreciate your write up. Thank you.

  28. It really takes bitterness to enjoying sweetness…

  29. Very important article on health. Also am using this and I planted it at my garden.

  30. Nice one. I will try it…

  31. Very informative.

  32. Good article very educative and informative. God created the herbs for people to discover their uses and efficacy. I confirm the correctness of the claims of the author from using the bitterleaf for over two years. No scientific proof is necessary. I drink the juice and chew the leaf.

  33. It is a life saving publication!

  34. It's amazing. I have just planted it in my garden.

  35. I love your article, l want to know if the bitter leave juice is not boil, does it have effect on the liver and kidney?

  36. Nice info. I have seen my own stout with benefits.

  37. Thanks Perry, your write up is educative!

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