It is recommended that each individual take a teaspoon of Swedish Bitters 2 – 3 times daily mixed with a glass of tea, juice or water to prevent many ailments. Swedish Bitters can be used as a treatment for a long list of illnesses including skin irritation, aches, pneumonia, jaundice, bruises, skin problems, wounds, circulatory insufficiency, digestive complaints, sluggish digestion, insomnia, sprains, joint inflammation and many more.
This mixture is put into a wide-necked 2 liter bottle and 1.5 liter of 38% to 40% rye or fruit spirit are poured over it. or Vodka (40%, 1.75 liters)
The bottle is left standing in the sun or near the stove for 14 days and shaken daily. The liquid is then strained and poured into small bottles, well stoppered and stored in cool place. This way it can be kept for many years. The longer it stands the more effective it becomes!
Put 2 to 3 drops in teas like Nettle. Use as a compress to wrap wounds, stomach, for pain.
Having bitter foods as a part of your daily diet can be very beneficial to your health. Many studies confirmed that getting a proper amount of bitter flavor foods is a key benefit to your digestive health and many important health benefits. Swedish Bitters contain high level of bitterness and taking it diluted with water, tea or juice regularly can help you to:
Fight Sugar cravings
Relive Gas and bloating
Sooth Occasional heartburn
Increase digestive enzymes, bile & HCL production
Calm upset stomach and nausea
Promote absorption of fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, K
Help maintain healthy blood sugar levels
Ease constipation and regulate bowel movements
Support liver function and healthy skin
Improve biliary, pancreatic and gastric secretion
Sooth digestive tract
Relieve bloating, flatulence, gas, cramps and nausea
Help with toxin elimination
Tonify and regenerate digestive tract
Acting as a gentle laxative
Restore natural acid balance in the stomach
Stimulate blood circulation
Stimulate liver function
Using Swedish Bitters externally will help alleviate inflammations of all kinds if applied to spots, wounds, bruises, scars and contusions