Do you know the health benefits of bitter leaf and scent leaf juice? If not, have you suffered from some skin infections, high blood sugar, headache or need to lose weight? If yes, bitter leaves and scent leaves might be the answer to your problems because they are both very good for your health. So, keep reading to find out more.
For those who don’t know what bitter leaf and scent leaf is in Yoruba, the Yoruba name for the bitter leaf is Ewuro and the Yoruba name for Scent Leaf is Efirin. These two plants are very common in Africa and in Nigeria precisely where many people even make use of these leaves to cook soup.
Health Benefits Of Bitter Leaf And Scent Leaf Juice
Bitter leaf is a medicinal plant that contains a lot of mineral salt and vitamins. The name “Bitterleaf” stems from the fact that this medicinal plant is very bitter and its botanical name is “Vernonia amygdalina”.
Bitter leaf has many health benefits such as helping in treating eczema, ringworm, rashes among other infections of the skin. Drinking of bitter leaf and scent leaf juice helps in losing weight by burning calories fast.
Bitter leaf can also be used to increase appetite for someone who is sick and has issues with eating. This can be achieved by chewing the leaves of the plant which helps to drastically reduce the mouth bitterness one always have when sick. After chewing and cleaning your mouth, you’ll be able to eat much better as your tongue and mouth would be sweet.
Scent leaves also have different kinds of health benefits such as curing constipation, malaria, heartburn, cough, menstrual pains, increasing appetite among other things. Both bitter leaves and scent leaves have a lot of common things they cure which makes it more effective when both are mixed together to cure ailments.
How To Make Bitter Leaf and Scent Leaf Juice
To make the juice, get some bitter leaves and scent leaves, wash them first to clean and remove any dirt in it, then take a clean bowl, put small water in the bowl, put the leaves and squeeze the leaves with your hands till you get the juice out. When you’re done, sieve out the juice and take your drink.
If you don’t want to use your hand to squeeze the juice out, use a blender to blend the leaves and sieve out the juice.
What Does Bitter leaf Cure?
Bitter leaf is a very useful plant that is used locally for curing or treating stomach disorder or stomach upset, ringworm, fever, dysentery, diabetes, wound, cough, and many more ailments or bacterial infections.
Can bitter leaf and scent leaf cure pile/hemorrhoids?
According to an article from Article Voice Online, yes, they can. There are other medicinal plants and herbs that can help in curing pile such as Green Spinach, Waterleaf, added with Scent leaves. Even though you might be wondering if this is true or not, the best way to verify is to try them if you have hemorrhoids and see if it works.
Can Bitterleaf Reduce High Blood Sugar?
According to research and judging by people who swear by it, it’ll be safe to conclude that it does help in reducing high blood sugar. It is also stated that bitter leaf contains anti-viral compounds, flavonoids, glycosides, etc which helps in reducing and managing levels of blood sugar in the body.
What Should I Eat If My Sugar Is High?
Drink Bitterleaf and Scent leaf juice if your sugar is high as it helps to lower your sugar level as soon as possible. If you can, try not to put too much water when squeezing the bitter leaf and scent leaf or when blending.
We hope you now know about the amazing health benefits of bitter leaf and scent leaf juice and you will try to incorporate it into your diet from now on. Have you tried the bitter leaf and scent leaf juice before, did it or did it not work for you? Let us know by dropping your comments below.