Chirata is an herb. It is known as ‘’Bitter Stick’’ too. People use the parts that grow above the ground to make medicine. Chirata is extremely bitter and because of that has many healing benefits. All parts of the plants can be used for making either a dried herb or powder. The herb, which is found almost everywhere, is enriched with health benefits, which are just incredible.
Chirata is used for fever, constipation, upset stomach, and loss of appetite, intestinal worms, skin diseases, and cancer.
- Chirata protect the liver. Chirata has hepatoprotective properties in abundance. The word hepatoprotective is self-explanatory (Hepato- related to liver + protective). Bitter stick helps to get rid of toxins from the body and also contributes towards a healthy liver. It also helps in the regeneration of new liver cells.
- Chirata has anti cancerous property in it. Chirata has powerful antioxidants that prevents the precancerous lesions from progressing and puts a check on cancer. It is most effective in case of liver cancer. This is one of the most important properties of this plant as the search of remedies for cancer has been a matter of great priority among doctors and scientists.
- Chirata/ bitter stick helps to lower down blood sugar levels in some people. It helps to control diabetes.
- Chirata helps create more blood in the body. Anemia can be treated using this plant.
- Chirata helps to eliminate parasites like helminthes, roundworms, tapeworms and flukes from the body. It also helps to heal the symptoms caused due the parasite invasion in the body.
- Bitter stick is great for rashes, inflamed skin, and other types of skin problems. Also works well when mixed with water for wound cleansing and healing and it’s great for oozing skin.
- Chirata has been seen to reduce fever caused due to cold and flu very efficiently. It also works on malarial fever, hysteria and convulsions.
- Chirata/ bitter stick contains powerful antioxidant compounds that help to slow the aging process, repair DNA damage, and prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and cancer.