​Benefits, side effects of bitter kola

Benefits, side effects of bitter kola


Garcinia kola or in simple terms , bitter kola originated from West and Central Africa . Signifying the importance of this second largest continent , it produces many healing wonders for us .

Garcinia kola belongs to the species of a tropical flowering plant . It produces brown , nut like seeds , similar looking to kidney beans .

Medicinal benefits

Lungs, the internal organ carry one of the most critical functions of the body . It helps us to breath .

The considerate amount of regular consumption of the seed helps in strengthening the fibers and the lung tissue , stabilising any counter effects.

It further assists in maintaining a good respiratory track and treats chest colds . It has a favorably high antioxidant content for a healthy body .

So , if you are a smoker or even a passive smoker , definitely this is the ‘ cure ’ .

Treating malaria

Kolaviron is an anti – oxidant and anti -inflammatory phytochemical . Kolaviron is a major constituent of garcinia seed which helps in treating malaria .

No wonder , the traditional healers suggest this for an easy and free cure , straight from the mother nature .

There are no definite side effects of having this naturally occurring blissful plant . But , anything in excess or wrong proportion may show its evil side. On certain occasions , consumption of bitter kola is found to have some side effects.

Irregular heartbeat

Certain bodies might just prove allergic to the plant and develop certain reactions . In such cases, it is advisable to consult a doctor and stop use .

Now we know that bitter kola is not actually bitter and has a sweet side which is healthy for us .

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