Bitter Kola might be small in size but its
highly beneficial to the human body system
as recommended by health specialists.
Garcinia kola or in simple terms, bitter kola
originated from West and Central Africa.
Signifying the importance of this second
largest continent, it produces many healing
wonders for us.
Garcinia kola belongs to the species of a
tropical flowering plant. It produces brown,
nut like seeds, similar looking to kidney
Lungs, the internal organ carry one of the
most critical functions of the body. It helps us
The considerate amount of regular
consumption of the seed helps in
strengthening the fibers and the lung tissue,
stabilising any counter effects.
It further assists in maintaining a good
respiratory track and treats chest colds. It has
a favorably high antioxidant content for a
So, if you are a smoker or even a passive
smoker, definitely this is the ‘cure’.
Kolaviron is an anti-oxidant and anti-
inflammatory phytochemical. Kolaviron is a
major constituent of garcinia seed which helps
in treating malaria.
No wonder, the traditional healers suggest
this for an easy and free cure, straight from
the mother nature.
There are no definite side effects of having
this naturally occurring blissful plant. But,
anything in excess or wrong proportion may
show its evil side. On certain occasions,
consumption of bitter kola is found to have
some side effects.
Certain bodies might just prove allergic to the
plant and develop certain reactions. In such
cases, it is advisable to consult a doctor and
Now we know that bitter kola is not actually
bitter and has a sweet side which is healthy
Credit : Health online