Quantitative Phytochemical Analysis on Bitters
- Jan. 13, 2014 - LAGOS CITY, Nigeria --
Who should use Bitters, common herbs used for herbal drugs, cleansing and detoxification, uses, effects, dosage and recognition of Bitters. Herbal bitters contains blended ingredients in a water or alcohol (tincture) base. Originally, it is sold as a digestive aids because of their ability to increase the production of saliva and digestive juices but now has being used for the treatment of various aliment and disease condition. Bitters contain complex carbohydrates, alkaloids, vitamins and minerals that have antioxidant, antiviral, and antispasmodic properties. These ingredients work together to reduce inflammation, control pain, relax muscles, fat burner and improve digestion and elimination.
This work was carried out by Nwaogu Sean Nonso, a Pharmacologist and scientist at the University of Benin, Benin city, Edo state, Nigeria where he obtained his Bachelor of science from the Department of Science Laboratory Technology majoring in Pharmacology and Medical Human Physiology at the University of Benin, Benin city, Edo state, Nigeria.
This work was supervised and edited by two renowned lecturers, Dr. Richard Edosa and Dr. John Anionye of the Department of Medical Biochemistry, University of Benin, Benin city, Edo state, Nigeria.