Cerassee tea is a type of bush tea — It’s typically made by boiling fresh leaves and stems.
- Detoxifier ‘wash out’ and blood purifier– due to diuretic properties, toxins are removed from the blood and body.
- Some claim it help improves appetite.
- Reduces inflammation– due to antioxidants and Vitamins A, B, and C.
Potentially reduces the risk of diabetes.
- Aids in the relief of constipation, abdominal pain (including menstrual pain), gastrointestinal problems (like parasitic worms), diarrhea, dysentery, and digestion.
- Prevents anemia– due to a good source of iron present.
Prevents depression– due to folate acids present which acts as an antidepressant.
- Aids in weight loss- due to low levels of fat and calories as well as lectin which suppresses your appetite due to its insulin-like properties.
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Helps to repair organs that assisted during childbirth.
- Improves and heals skin rash, eczema, acne, skin ulcer, wounds/sores- this is done in the form of a cerasee tea bush bath or wash, where the leaves and stems are boiled then the brew is used externally after it cools.
- It also aids arthritis and rheumatism due to calcium and other nutrient properties.
Pregnant people and those trying to conceive should not consume cerasee tea or any other bitter melon products. It’s also not recommended during breastfeeding.