Bitter Kola

Bitter Kola

Bitter Kola also known as Garcinia kola is a tropical flowering plant found in western and central Africa and it produces brown, nut-like seeds. It has been used in African culture for centuries for both traditional and medicinal purposes. It contains dimeric flavonoid, lipase inhibitor which is believed to have many healing benefits.

Cultural and Traditional Uses

Bitter Kola is a masticatory used in traditional hospitality, cultural and social Ceremonies such as naming ceremonies and weddings.

Medicinal Significance

Garcinia kola is used in many tropical countries to fight infectious diseases such as Aids and the Ebola virus. It has shown to posses anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antiviral properties.

Cold Remedy

Garcinia kola is often used to treat the symptoms of colds. It is particularly very effective for coughs, nasal congestions and help coagulate phlegm. It is also effective in alleviating sore throat.


Garcinia kola, is sometimes believed to cure impotence. It increases blood flow to the genital area in men who have hardening of the arteries.

Knee Osteoarthritis

Garcinia kola has been successfully used to treat patients suffering from knee osteoarthritis. It reduced pain and swelling and improved movement.



More information about bitter kola

Bitter kola (aka Garnicia kola)


This product is highly medical that can treat may disease like:- chest cold, it can also treat ailments from coughs to fever, (it works by dilating the alveolar ducts and sacs in the lung by improving the strength of the fibers in the lung tissue. garnicia is spiritual, natural, and herbal. it is needed in pharmaceutical, food and drink industries.
However, bitter kola is considered as an effective agricultural produce in the treatment of cough, diarrhea, tuberculosis and other bacterial infections. “when food is suspected to be contaminated by bacteria, chew bitter kola immediately after eating, it will prevent the development of any infection or poisoning.

Other health benefits of bitter kola is malaria (it works as anti malaria). male fertility, (impotence). eye pressure (glaucoma). help in the treatment of hiv/aids and ebola, because of its anti bacterical, detoxification and cleansing properties. liver and gall bladder (saponin)

Also anti aging, it breakdown glycogen in liver and serves as anti poison.

Weight loss and extended sleep can be an advantage or disadvantage depending on who is using it. it is immunity booster.

It repels snake and every important in brew industry and prevent beer spoilage