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Bitter Wood (Quassia)

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The Bitter Wood or Quassia belongs to the Simaroubaceae family and is a shrub that reaches 3 meters in height, while its leaves are long and winged.

It has a particularly bitter taste but also special healing properties.


  • It reduces the levels of blood sugar and bad cholesterol in the blood and cleans it.
  • It increases the secretion of stomach acids and bile secretions, which enhances the body's natural digestive effects and attacks bacteria, parasites, worms and fungi.
  • It helps in cases of anorexia nervosa, indigestion and constipation.
  • It increases the elasticity of blood vessels and extends the lifespan of the pancreas.
  • It helps against the appearance of gastrointestinal ulcers.

How to use: Put 1 teaspoon in a pot of water and simmer for 8-10 minutes. Strain and add, if desired, sugar, honey or any sweetener of your choice.

Caution! Long-term use should be avoided. Do not consume during pregnancy.

*We do not provide medical advice. The information we provide is for informational purposes only and in no way replaces the opinion, medication and visit to a doctor or other health specialist. The substances they contain may interact with a drug that the patient is already taking and may neutralize their therapeutic effect or cause toxicity.