June 21

Get Rid of Internal Heat Permanently With Herbal Remedies


Before you continue reading, It is important to read my previous post on ultimate natural home remedy for internal heat.

This article is written in an effort to proffer solution to some of the questions asked and hence providing other alternatives and natural remedies for internal heat and hot flashes.


Internal Heat and Hot Flashes.

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Internal heat are often symptoms or signs put in place by our body telling us something is wrong somewhere.

Internal heat occurs when you feel heat sensation starting from a specific area within your body which may radiate all through your body.

Similarly, a hot flash is experienced as a feeling of warmth or intense heat spreading over the body. It may be accompanied by red, flushed face, perspiration and rapid heartbeat

Hot flashes are believed to occur as a result of hormonal imbalance (especially reduction in reproductive hormone level)


Herbal remedies for Internal Heat and Hot Flashes

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While some people may prefer buying herbs because its more convenient, The best medicine are however the ones we make ourselves.

This will walk you through an easy way to make your own liquid herbal extract as natural remedy for internal heat and hot flashes at the comfort of your own home.


Gar-Gin Tincture Remedy for Internal heat and hot flashes.

Ingredients and Materials

10 bulbs of garlic

10 fingers of ginger

Clean jar with tight fitting cover

1 Liter of Alcohol ( at least 40%)


Directions for preparation

  1. Start with a clean jar that has a tight fitting lid and the fresh herbs (bulbs of garlic and fingers of ginger). For the treatment of internal heat, it is important to make sure your garlic and ginger are as fresh as possible.
  2. Endeavour not to use powdered herbs as they might be difficult to filter out in the end and the debris will settle in your final product.
  3. Chop the garlic and ginger into fine pieces, then put the fine pieces into the clean jar.
  4. Next is to pour a good strong alcohol, vodka, gin etc.. minimum of 40% to completely cover the chopped garlic and ginger mixture. An ideal tincture ratio would be 3:1 which means 1 part of herbs (chopped garlic and ginger) to 3 parts of alcohol.
  5. After doing this, cover up the jar with tight fitting cover. Ensure you place a plastic bag in between the cover and the jar so as to prevent rust contamination from spoiling the tincture.
  6. The next thing is to shake very well and allow to stay in a cool and dry place for about 2 weeks. Shake every other day.
  7. This allows the extraction process to take place, where the beneficial ingredients of the garlic-ginger are extracted with the alcohol.
  8. At the expiration of the two weeks, filter the tincture through a strainer in order to remove the plant parts (pressing hard on the plant material to get as much liquid out as possible) and pour into a fresh clean glass container and cover tightly. You may alternatively to pour it through a cheese cloth so as to use the cheese cloth to more easily wring out the liquid from the plant material.
  9. Dosage is 1 dessertspoon (2 teaspoon) twice daily or you can take 2 dessertspoon (4 teaspoon) every night.
  10. Lets assume you don’t like the alcohol content of the tincture or want to give the internal heat remedy to a child, All you need to do is to place the dosage in about one third glass (1/3) of very hot water and most of the alcohol will be evaporated in the hot water within a minute or two. Allow to cool before drinking.
  11. Store the gar-gin tincture at room temperature and away from direct sunlight

Theory Behind Gar-Gin herbal remedy for Internal heat

Since ages, garlic has been known for its outstanding qualities both as flavoring agent and natural remedies.

In china, the remarkable qualities of garlic is being used in the treatment of lungs and diseases of the intestine. In Tibetan medicine, garlic has proven effective against quite a number of infectious disease

Garlic contains ethereal and fatty oils, Vitamins B and C, glycoside, allicin,  magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, chlorine, iodine, lysosome, and other microelements  which are important for the treatment of internal heat.

Garlic can help detoxify heavy metals in the body, reduce fatigue and contains antioxidants which makes it suitable for internal heat treat ment.

Ginger extract on the other hand has the following benefits

  • Lowers level of bad cholesterol which is linked to increased risked of heart disease and internal heat
  • It aids digestion hence relieving internal heat as a result of indigestion.
  • Relieves muscle pain, muscle agitation, and muscle soreness which are all causes of internal heat
  • Ginger contains a substance called 6-gingerol, which may have protective effects against cancer
  • It is also capable of reducing blood sugar.


Bitter Leaf (Vernonia amygdalina) and Bitter Kola (Garcinia Kola) Remedy

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Ingredients and Materials

10 seeds of bitter kola

50 cl of water

Handful of fresh bitter leaf

Organic Honey

Clean jar with tight fitting cover

Blender or juicer (optional)


Directions for preparation

  1. Chop the 10 seeds of bitter kola into tiny pieces,
  2. Pour the chopped seeds of bitter kola in the ceramic with snug cover and mix it with the 50 cl of water.
  3. Bitter Kola decoction is prepared  by boiling the mixture above for about 15 minutes, then it is allowed to sit/soak overnight before straining out the herb.
  4. When straining, make sure to press on the bitter kola pieces in the strainer to get as much decoction out of the bitter kola pieces.
  5. Then pour into a clean jar with tight cover to get your bitter kola decoction
  6. Next is to thoroughly rinse the handful of fresh bitter leaf
  7. Then squeeze out the juice from the leaf either by using your hands, a blender or a juicer
  8. Sieve off the chaff if you are using your hands or a blender
  9. Then add the honey to taste.
  10. To get the best nutrients from the juice, it is better not to store the bitter leaf juice but to take it immediately after its prepared.
  11. Dosage is 4 tablespoon of Bitter kola decoction in the morning and a glass of bitter leaf juice at night.

Theory Behind Bitter kola and Bitter leaf Remedy for Internal Heat

Published on International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is a research on Antioxidative and Chemopreventive Properties of Vernonia amygdalina and Garcinia kola.

The research concluded that both compounds have a remarkable antioxidant (reduces damage due to oxygen, such as that caused by free radicals) and chemopreventive properties ( ability to reduce the risk of, or delay the development or recurrence of, cancer and tumors).

The afforementioned properties are part of the reasons that made them suitable for the treatment of internal heat

Bitter Kola (Garcinia Kola) has antiparastic and antimicrobial properties. It is effective against various kinds of infections

A research published online by African Journals Online affirmed that hot extract of Garcinia kola is active against certain disease causing organism such as Salmonella typhi, Staphylococcus aureus and Klebsiella
pneumoniae all which are capable of unleashing internal heat into a body

Bitter kola is very good for liver disorders which can also cause internal heat.

Bitter leaf has been found useful for gastro-intestinal problems capable of causing internal heat. It is also an efficient treatment for varieties of ailments ranging from emesis, nausea, diabetes, loss of appetite, and dysentery to sexually transmitted diseases.

About the author 

Ife Oluwatuyi

Ife is a Public Health Analyst and a blogger that gives educative information on how to maximize and maintain healthy life styles

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  • Hi sir. i read your previous article on getting rid of internal heat but my question here is that will the bitterleaf decoction be mix with the botter kola decoction before taking the dosage?

  • I fancy your work to help humanity with sound health. I do use all these from the coconut mixture, ginger & garlic, then bitter leaf but i dn’t like bitter kola. Though its been long, now am having a very serious inside heat that is burning from my foot through thigh into scrotum to the abdomen and keep me sleepless night. I dn’t know whether its because of i consume so much pepperish food, ginger, garlic and alcohol.

  • I praised you for your good work May God continue to strengthen your beneficial knowledge . Am going to try it. However, i will appreciate if i can get your contact number for further information and assistance where necessary.

  • Hello mr ife.
    Am having body hotness since one year now .it all started from my back ,up to my neck moved to my head and i feel something moving on my head.please sir what can i do to stop receiving this illness.i have gone for all test .the doctors seen nothing.

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