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King of Bitters - Andrographis paniculata (green chiretta)

This herb has been in the news this week after trials in Thai prisons to treat COVID-19 have shown encouraging results.

A strong antimicrobial, antiviral and stimulates the immune system. I often use it in remedies for infections either as a tincture (liquid extract of herb in alcohol) or as a tea.

Due to its immensely bitter taste - known as ‘King of Bitters’ - I will often combine it with other herbs such as Liquorice or Elderberry to make it more palatable.

The bitter taste also stimulates the digestive system and can also be used for dysbiosis (imbalance in gut microbes), indigestion, gastritis and heartburn.

If you would like to find out more about how herbs can help with post-viral fatigue and immune support contact me for a free 15 minute consultation https://bit.ly/2RvshTr