with a name like bitter wood, every reader will understand that this shrub will taste pretty bitter and that's right. It is believed that bitter wood is so bitter that it is almost the maximum that a person can tolerate. That means that he is at the same level of bitterness as the bitter cucumber.
This bitterness is the result of two substances that have hidden in the wood: quassine (0.09 to 0.17%) and neoquassine (0.05 to 0.11%). Extracts from the wood or the bark of bitter wood act as an insecticide. Research has indeed shown that bitter wood offers good protection against various insects. It also appears bitter wood is effective against the development of mosquito larvae in ponds, while leaving the fish untouched.
Traditionally, bitter wood is used in humans against fever, lice and fleas. Research also shows that a substance in bitter wood, Simalikalactone D, is effective against malaria. A tea of young leaves has been used in French Guiana for a long time as an anti-malaria medicine. Experiments showed a high inhibition of the development of the malaria parasites Plasmodium yoelii yoelii and Plasmodium falciparum.
Kwasi bita has been scientifically proven to have antibacterial and antifungal effects.
That is the scientific basis for the fact that it is an antipyretic and blood-purifying medicine.
In addition, there are scientific studies that prove that other diseases can be cured by using medicines based on kwasibita.
Diseases in which kwasibita can help are:
-Rosacea or red, blotchy skin, rosacea
-Sun ulcers, diarrhea, dysentery