What is a bitter?
Bitters are a class of herbs, also known as digestive bitters, that help with the processes involved in digestion. They are named so because of their bitter taste. They activate the bitter buds that stimulate certain stagnated activities in the digestive system
Bitters are consumed orally, in the form of teas and tinctures to achieve amplified bioavailability and rapid absorption via the oral mucosa. They also bolster the functioning of a compromised liver by enhancing the metabolic activities taking place in it.
What are the benefits of bitters?
Bitters help with various physiological functions, including:
- Release gastric juice
- Break down food
- Make more saliva
- Controls appetite