Health Benefits of Mululuza (Bitter Leaf)
Mululuza, a Bantu (luganda) name for Bitter leaf comes from the plant with the botanical name Vernonia Amygdalina
Mululuza leaves, stem and roots have an extremely bitter taste but has some excellent health benefits for the human body.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF MULULUZA LEAF
✔️ Help relieve stomach pain:
If you are suffering a stomach ache, squeeze mululuza leaf with a pinch of salt to extract the juice. Then drink the juice to relieve stomach problems quickly.
✔️ May help with insomnia :
Mululuza leaf (Bitter leaf) extract works wonders for those who are suffering with insomnia and find it difficult to drift off to sleep at night. Compounds within the leaves calm the body and mind
✔️ May help regulate hormones:
The leaves contain B- Carotene which helps the body to control its hormone levels. This compound ( b- carotene) is excellent for regulating periods and increasing sexual health.
✔️May help reduce cholesterol:
Bitter leaf may also help reduce LDL cholesterol levels or those who suffer with heart related problems or plaguing of the arteries.
✔️ Detoxifier: Bitter leaf as a dexotifier helps rid the body of impurities ( toxins) that may also lead to weight loss.
✔️ Teeth and bone health: Bitter leaf contains compounds that may help clean the teeth, keep it strong and healthy.
It also helps with blood circulation in the body and is a great support for bone health.
✔️ The fresh juice within the leaves is used in some countries to fight pneumonia , a disease within the lungs.
✔️ Scientific studies have shown that certain compounds present in bitter leaf may also prevent the spreading of breast cancer cells in women.
✔️ Mululuza leaves are used in soups and stews in many countries around the world.
👉. DIABETES: Mululuza leaf is an effective remedy for treating diabetes as they are loaded with flavonoids, triterpenoid, anti-viral compounds and glycosides, which helps manage blood sugar levels. You can use the dry leaves for diabetes by grinding them in a blender until smooth. You can consume half a teaspoon of this powder twice daily for optimum benefits.
👉. UPSETTING STOMACH: Extract the juice out of Mululuza leaves and mix with small quantity of water. Consume half a teaspoon two times a day.
👉. COUGH: Chew 1 strand of mululuza leaf before going to bed at night. Repeat this procedure for 3 days to get cure from cough.
👉. INTERNAL BODY ITCH: Boil or squeeze the leaves of mululuza and mix it with water Drink a tablespoon of this liquid twice a day.
👉. FATIGUE: Squeeze the juice out of Bitter Leaf and add a pinch of salt into 3 tablespoons of the undiluted juice. Consuming this juice will bring instant energy in the body or Consume half a glass of diluted bitter Leaf juice a day to combats Fatigue.
👉. PREVENTS CANCER GROWTH: Make a juice of the bitter leaves and mix it with water. Consume daily four time a day.
Note: for more effectiveness add scent leaf, when using mululuza with other inflammatory herbs, it acts more aggressively against the disease.
👉. ECZEMA: Apply the extracted juice of mululuza Leaf over the affected area to treat eczema/ringworms.
👉. PERI-MENOPAUSAL SYMPTOMS: Take some fresh mululuza (bitter leaf) and extract the juice. Add 3 to 4 tablespoons of Honey to taste. Drink this juice every morning and night to relieve menopausal symptoms.
👉. Mululuza leaf boost ovulation and enhances fertility in men and women. In men, mululuza boost sperm count.
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