Borututu is a natural product extracted from the root and bark of the African plant of the same name, with strong preventive and curative properties. Its scientific name is cochlospermum angolensis,  and it is originally from Angola. The story tells that colonists from Africa adopted the juice of this plant as a preventive measure for various diseases such as malaria, hepatitis and jaundice.The burututu plant has been used for years by men and women to treat diseases related to the liver, gallbladder and other huge range of gastrointestinal disorders. No wonder it is known as “nature’s gift to the liver”. The gradual use of this herb causes the body to undergo a systematic cleansing, where all the blood is renewed, which improves food assimilation and balances gland secretions.


This plant is rich in quinones, catechins, polyols and bioflavonoids, substances that have antioxidant, detoxifying and purifying actives. Its antioxidant actions help prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s, degenerative diseases and known free radicals. It also helps the body to protect itself from negative external influences, such as pollution, smoking, excessive UV rays, chemicals in general, radiation, stress and alcohol.

Treating 15 ills

The use of burututu becomes effective in the treatment and prevention of:

  • Hepatitis
  • jaundice
  • Liver and Gallbladder Problems
  • Hepatic steatosis
  • Colitis
  • constipation,
  • Urinary System Problems
  • gastroenteritis
  • Relieves fatigue
  • Difficulties in digestion
  • Dyslipidemias (Example: high cholesterol)
  • Helps in the healing of sores, herpes and other skin problems
  • Influences on blood fluidity
  • spleen diseases
  • Balances blood pressure

Scientific studies have proven the effectiveness of using the bark extract of this plant against the parasite plasmodium berghei , which causes malaria. Another study also showed the ability to use this herb as a sudorific.

Make tea

This plant is usually sold in natural food stores in the form of teas. Place a small bag in a cup of boiling water. Wait for a few minutes, then remove the bag. It is recommended to drink two cups of this tea before meals and at bedtime.

Other forms of consumption

You can also find burututu for sale in medicine form. It is recommended to take two capsules about 15 to 30 minutes before main meals.

Contraindications and side effects

Pregnant and nursing women should avoid consuming this plant. It is also contraindicated for people who suffer from hypersensitivity to the formula’s components. No side effects were found, but it is always recommended to seek a specialist before starting any type of treatment.