What is Black Wist?
Black Wist is a variation of the Teramnus genus of plants that belongs to the Legume family known scientifically as Fabacease. Black Wist is a perennial vine that is found in many forested areas on the island of Jamaica and also on others Islands in the Caribbean region. Black Wist is perceived to possess health benefits, hence its popularity amongst Jamaican roots doctors.
How to use Black Wiss?
Herbal tea can be made using the Black Wiss herb as the primary ingredient while adding other herbs such as ginger may be done in an effort to obtain a more favorable taste. Black Wiss is also used as an ingredient in the making of a local roots drinks and tonics.
Health benefits of Black Wist
Although there is no concrete research to prove the benefits of using Black Wist, it has been used on the island for generations as an energy supplier and as a treatment for inflammations. The Black Wist herb also has a history of being used to cleanse and bring relief to joints along with regulating glands.
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