Bitter leaf has been used for 100’s of years, however cooking with bitter leaf loses most of it’s amazing healing properties.
This multi-healing plant has numerous medicinal values including cure for stomach ache, skin infections, diabetes, insomnia, tooth ache, acne, pneumonia, stoke, arthritis, fatigue, cough and bleeding. It has been established that the plant has anti-parasitic, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-helminthic properties. Bitter leaf is also rich in carotene, proteins, ascorbic acid, iron, folic acid.
According to a study carried out by researchers at the University of Jos, bitter leaf has an anti-diabetic effect in diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes. Diabetic patient can use bitter-leaf as part of their medication to prevent high sugar level in the blood. You can read the full article here.
Instead of cooking bitter leaf as it actually reduces the health potency of bitter leaf, try bitter leaf capsules.