Health Benefits of Guinea Hen Weed Tea

Health Benefits of Guinea Hen Weed Tea

The Great Health Benefits of the Nutraceutical, Guinea Hen Weed Tea (Petiveria Alliacea or Anamu)

The Guinea Hen Weed plant is indigenous mainly to the tropical areas of the Caribbean, Amazon rainforest, Central and South America, and Africa. The actual botanical name of the weed is “Petiveria Alliacea”, and it is Jamaicans who refer to it as Guinea Hen Weed. This extremely powerful Jamaican medicinal plant is also known as “Garlic Weed” or “Infection Bush” because one of it’s most effective benefits is that of fighting infection and stimulating the immune system. However, this amazing weed has so many additional health benefits, that doctors worldwide have found it to be “the most interesting and important medicinal plants in the world” (Source: Here is a list of the most powerful Guinea Hen Weed Tea benefits:

  • Kills Cancer Cells - men with prostate cancer have been drinking this tea for decades. There is an agent in the Guinea Hen Weed plant called poly & trisulfides that are both are known and proven to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. These properties inhibit a certain strand of protein called “kinase” that exists within cancer cells and is known to be the property that cause cancer cells to spread throughout the body. Therefore, the inhibition of this particular strand of protein is helpful in inhibiting the growth of cancer - scientific research has proven that this plant has been known to cure the following types of cancer (Source:
  • Brain
  • Bladder
  • Breast
  • Fibrous
  • Skin
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Prostate
  • Lowers blood sugar - helps people who are diabetic
  • Helps with digestive disorders
  • Acts as a pain reliever
  • Reduces feelings of nausea
  • Prevent degeneration
  • Fights infection & common viruses
  • Anti-inflammatory - helps people who are arthritic
  • Cleans Fallopian Tubes

  • There has been a significant amount of research around the healing properties of the Guinea Hen Weed tea. So much so, that doctors can now prescribe it for cancer patients either in tea or pill form.

    Of course, it is always important to be aware of the origination of any botanical plants with medicinal properties. You may check with your doctor if you have concerns about how this tea may work with your existing conditions or medicines.  Shop all our Jamaican Herbal Teas at Teas

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