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Dried Quassia Chips (Quassia amara)

Sizes: 100g, 500g, 1kg. 

Quassia Wood Chips are often used for fevers and the treatment of digestive problems. Small amounts of Quassia stimulate the flow of gastric juices as well as liver and gall bladder activity. It can be used to stimulate the appetite or to aid digestion especially in cases of dyspepsia. 

  • This product is grown in an organic and regenerative fashion with as minimal use of insecticides, pesticides, herbicides and fungicides as possible, in certified organic fertilizer. The product is certified food grade. It is not certified organic. Suitable for Kosher, Halaal and Hindi diets.

    USES & BENEFITS

    INTERNAL

    • May be of use for dyspeptic conditions due to lack of tone
    • Can be used in all cases of lack of appetite such as anorexia nervosa and digestive sluggishness
    • Often used as a tonic
    • May help in the expulsion of threadworms as an infusion

    EXTERNAL

    Can be used as a lotion for lice infestations 

    HOW TO USE

    Cold infusion: ½ to 1 teaspoonfuls of the wood are left in a cup of cold water to steep overnight. Drink 3 times a day.
    Enema: use 1 part Quassia to 20 parts water.
    Tincture: Take ½ to 1 ml per day.
    For killing flies it should be sweetened with sugar.

    WARNINGS

    • Safe when used orally in amounts commonly found in foods.
    • Quassia has a Generally Recognized as Safe status, as long as you stay within the recommended dosages.
    • Quassia wood contains cardioactive glycosides, it is therefore not recommended to use with other cardioactive glycosides and to stay within recommended dosages.
    • Can cause side effects such as irritation of the mouth, throat, and digestive tract along with nausea and vomiting.

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