IHP Vernonia Ocimum Tea is made from Vernonia amaygdalina and Ocimum gratissimum. Vernonia amaygdalina is a shrub that grows in tropical Africa. It is commonly called bitter leaf because of its bitter taste. The bitterness is as a result of the presence of the sesquiterpenes lactones and steroid glycosides which are responsible for the activity.
Ocimum gratissimum, Scent Leaf, is rich in alkaloids, tannins; flavonoid, phytates and oligosaccharides which are responsible for its medicinal properties.
Vernonia Ocimum tea has immense health benefits such as body weight management, easy bowel evacuation, cleansing of the body system and control of the body sugar.
1. BLOOD SUGAR CONTROL:
Vernonia ocimum tea controls blood sugar and lipids because of the presence of sesquiterpenes lactones and steroid glycosides constituents present.
2. CLEANSING AND BODY DETOXIFICATION:
Vernonia Ocimum tea detoxifies and cleanses the body organs.
3. RELIEVES CONSTIPATION:
The tea relieves constipation and bloating.
OTHER HEALTH BENEFITS ARE
– Enhances your body’s immunity.
– Used to control high blood pressure.
– Used as a febrifuge.
Put four teaspoonfuls in a 200mls cup of hot water, stir, allow for 5 mins and drink warm three times a day. Then gradually reduces frequency of intake.