Serpentina herb, also labelled as “King of Bitters” is one of the most useful medicinal herb. This herbal antibiotic is known to have many health benefits and purposes. Even if tastes bitter, it said to be very effective when it comes to treating a number of serious conditions including diabetes, and hypertension. It can be an excellent alternative to chemical medicines.
If you plan to try this out, you can take the herb by itself or you can also opt to have it mixed with food so that it won’t have to taste as bitter. It is also useful in providing relief from fever and flu and is used to treat liver problems and certain types of cancer.
There is no overdose or underdose when it comes to herbal medicines, but it is always better to follow a certain proportion to ensure its effectiveness and safety. So aside from all the benefits mentioned above, there are more benefits to it than we know.
Serpetina can be used against headache, cough, inflammation or pain in muscles, rheumatism, depression, diarrhea, and a lot more. It has antibacterial properties which are helpful in fighting bacterial infections. It is also antiviral which means that it stops viral activity such as HIV. It is effective in fighting certain types of cancer, protects muscles of your heart, boosts respiratory system as well as the immune system, and a lot more.
While there aren’t really known negative effects of this plant, you still have to be cautious because there have been reports of skin itching, although it is a very rare case. Pregnant and lactating women are also discouraged from using it because of its abortive properties.
In order to use this herbal plant, it can be taken as dried leaves, and according to the common healing practice, five big leaves will help you reap all the benefits. It can also be placed inside a capsule especially for those who cannot stand the bitterness. If there is only one thing you can detest about this herbal plant, it would only have to be its taste but everything else is about its positive and helpful health benefits.
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