20 Amazing Health Benefits of Scent leaf (Ocimum gratissimum)

20 Amazing Health Benefits of Scent leaf (Ocimum gratissimum)

Most of us are not aware of the immense benefits of Ocimum gratissimum popularly known as scent leaf, efirin (Yoruba), nchanwu leaf (Igbo) and daidoya (hausa). Efirin, daidoya, nchanwu or scent leaf, whose botanical name is Ocimum gratissimum, is a tropical plant species that belongs to the family of Labiatae. Scent leaves have a distinctive smell and taste, sometimes unpleasant, fragrant or sweet, depending on the way of cultivation. Some of them even can make people who smell it become drunk. From the test results of pharmacological found that Scent…

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Amazing Health Benefits of Pounded Yam

Amazing Health Benefits of Pounded Yam

Pounded yam which is also known as Iyan in some places, is a yam recipe which is produced through the process of boiling the yam, pounding it with the use of a mortar and pestle until it stretched like a dough. Yam is a good source of carbohydrate, it contains 356.25 calories, 80kg carbohydrates, 0.8g fat and 7g proteins per 100g. It is beneficial for those that want to gain weight and can be taken with any type of soup. Yam is a carbohydrate-rich, staple tuber vegetable, with many therapeutic…

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13 Amazing Health Benefits of Bitter leaf

13 Amazing Health Benefits of Bitter leaf

Bitter leaf which is also known as Veronia Amygdalina is popularly used in most African delicacies as a vegetable. In scientific parlance, bitter leaf is an aborigine of Africa which can either be cooked, juiced or chewed raw. Thou many people like adding this vegetable to their meals, many others also despise this vegetable due to its natural bitter taste without considering the medicinal / health benefits attached to this vegetable. Since some people consume this vegetable without knowing the medicinal values of this plant and that is why we…

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