Amazing Health Benefit of Bitter Kola

Bitter kola is yet another wonderful and highly nutritious nut Mother Nature has given unto mankind. In my last post, I discussed about the African walnut that has numerous health benefits, however, this time around, I will be sharing with you the amazing health benefit of bitter kola.

    Bitter kola is a tropical plant belonging to the guttiferae class, it grow in moist lowland forest (rain forest) botanically called Garcinia kola. popularly known as Obi Orogbo amongs the Yoruba people, Namijin-goro in Hausa and Akuilu in Igbo language, The plant is mostly found in West African countries such as Nigeria, Ivory Coast Ghana and other central African countries. Garcinia kola is commonly cultivated for its brown nut seed, which is used by African locals as masticatory in traditional and cultural events.
    Bitter kola otherwise known as Garcinia kola has been used as traditional herbs by the locals for centuries to treat different kind of disease, ailments. It has various health importances’ ranging from food supplement, notify liver, improve lung functions and lot more. Below are the benefits of bitter kola.

Amazing Health Benefits of Bitter Kola

Treat Cough, Cold, Sore throat : Bitter kola contains antimicrobial properties, purgative and anti parasitic that are traditionally used by Africans who believe it to be very effective for treatment of cough, cold, sore throat. In addition a study perform on a mice, by one David ofusori from lgbinedion university in Nigeria shows, the high anti oxidant in bitter kola helps in improving the respiratory function and strengthen the fiber of the lungs.

Helpful for the Eyes: According to a research at the Lagos university teaching hospital (LUTH)  eyes drops that contains 0.5% of garcinia kola effectively help to lower and reduce the eye pressure when used 2 times day. Eye pressure leads to glaucoma an eye disease if untreated lead to the damage of the optic disc of the eye and resultant visual field which can cause blindness.

Serves as Pain Reliever: Osteoarthris is form of arthris, affecting mainly older people. It is caused by chronic degeneration of the cartilage and synovial membrane of the joints lead to pain and stiffness. However according to my recent finding, regular intake of bitter kola helps to relieve the pain in the joints, and inflammation due to the high presence of antioxidant.

Serves as Anti-malaria: Bitter kola contains anti malaria properties such as kolavin, quinines, that has prove to be effective in the treatment of malaria.

Detoxify the Body system: Garcinia kola also contain antioxidant that is used to detoxify the liver, gall bladder and it also serve as sexual stimulant in men as its increases blood flow the gential area in men who have hardening arteries.

Enhance Immune system: Like I said before bitter kola contains a lot of antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties that helps prevent infections of viruses, diseases, it is also believe to contain anti poison. In addition to this garcinia kola serves as a natural hunger suppressant and also increases the urge to drink more water.


Cure Quick Ejaculation:  Bitter Kola also help to cure quick ejaculation for men as they act as sexual performance drug and its very effective. but use it wisely.



  1. This is true and correct. Been eating bitter kola for not less than 5 years now, in fact, I learnt it from my mom. It's very medicinal.

  2. This is true and correct. Been eating bitter kola for not less than 5 years now, in fact, I learnt it from my mom. It's very medicinal.

  3. nice blog

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  4. Bitter kola is very interesting to use it. I've never eaten a bitter kola before. I'm sure I will use and try this out in the future.

  5. try it out sanjaya , you missing out

  6. Be careful when eating it. Too much of it will result in zero erection.

    1. Thanks for the Update that aspect is for men.... bitter kola supplement, impotence and quick ejaculation will be reversed as it will increase blood to all the vita organ of the body including the male organ meaning bitter kola as a natural cure for quick ejaculation is that is natural.


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