Everybody seens to know it . it grow everywhere ,bitter leaf , vernonia amydalina, is a very homely plant wherever it grows, it flourishes. the Igbo call it Onugbu, the Yorubas call it Ewur, the Hausa call it shiwaka perhaps the most distinctive part of the bitter leaf is bitter . every part of the plant is bitter the leave ,the stem, root and bark
The Igbos of the eastern nigeria use the bitter leaf mostly as a vegetable , while the yorubas use it more as for medicine
The following are the are some of the many uses of the bitter leaf
Chew the tender stem of the plant like a chewing stick and swallow the bitter .in some cases the ache stops within a few minutes .
2 Skin Infection:
for the skin infections such as ring worm , itching, rasher and eczema .simply apply it to the affected part daily.
Bitter leaf not only reduces the sugar level ,it also help to repair the pancreas . squeeze ten handfuls of the fresh leave in a water and take two gasses thrice daily
4 General Weakness:
do you often feel weak and tired .then get up and search for it and squeeze the leaves in water and take a glass thrice daily .