Quassia (Picrasma amara)
Definition: Traditionally called a healer of the sick quassia is a potent herb which is recommended for those with debilitating conditions. It must be taken correctly, or unpleasant side effects can occur.
Applications: Anorexia, convalescence, elderly emaciation, indigestion, fever and worms.
Scientific Updates: Quassia lessens putrefaction in the stomach and prevents the formation of acid substances during digestion. It is said to be one of the best remedies of noxious substances in the alimentary canal resulting from inadequate digestion.
Complementary Agents: Black walnut, cascara sagrada, garlic, buckthorn, ginger, pumpkin seed, red clover, peppermint, vitamin E, vitamin C, bioflavonoids, proanthocyanidins, B vitamins, acidophilus, phytonutrients and blue-green algae.