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  • "Herb category “What we believe at Vital Vegan INC through research is the best fitting

    category for what each herb impacts the most"

    "Herb category": Expulsion of wastes from the body

    Main Minerals- Quassian, Bitter principle

    Compounds: Alterative, Depurative, Nervine, Vulnerary, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory


  • Quassia referred to as Bitterwood or Jamaican Quassia; is an ash-like tree indigenous to

    the West Indies. Quassia is one of the bitterest herbs in the Caribbean. This tree has

    volatile oils, tars, minerals, salts and nitrates that make it an effective insecticide.

    It is primarily cultivated for medicinal uses, but also can be used treat lice, for

    flavoring in food, and for insect control.



    Research has shown Bitterwood to;

    * Can help with malarial fever

    * Aids in treating fevers and colds

    * Contain the bitterest naturally occurring chemical known to exist

    * Eliminate parasites and worms

    * Help with urinary issues

    * Contain Antidiarrheal activities

    * Help with lice and dandruff

    * Aid with the treatment of alcoholism

    * Be used as a mosquito repellent

    * Help support blood sugar levels



    Internal Uses:

    Herbal Tea/Tonic/Decoction- Directions: Add 14 grams (4 tablespoons) to a half gallon of

    boiling water. Turn heat on low and let simmer 1-2 hours. Strain and enjoy one cup daily.

    Store the rest in the refrigerator.

    Cold Extract- Directions: Add 1 teaspoon of bitterwood to 1 cup of water and soak

    overnight. Take one cup 30 minutes before each meal.

  • External Uses:

    Enema- Directions: Dilute cold extract with 20 parts cold water

    Scalp Rinse- Directions: Decocted bark applied to the scalp for the removal of live


Bitter Wood (Quassia)

SKU: Bitter Wood 112
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  • These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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