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Piper guineense (Uziza): Nutrition, health benefits, and uses

Piper guineense (Uziza): Nutrition, Health Benefits, and Uses

Uziza (Piper guineense) is a West African spice that is full of flavors and medicinal benefits.   The plant is a perennial climber and grows up to 10 meters or more in height. The leaves of Piper guineense give a peppery flavor to soups while the dried fruits and seeds give African dishes an aromatic and …

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Roselle (Zobo): 10 Amazing benefit and Facts that you should know

Roselle (Zobo): 10 Amazing Benefits and Facts You should know

Roselle also known as Hibiscus sabdariffa is a miracle plant with many health utilizations. This wonder plant originated from West Africa, Nigeria, and belongs to the Malvaceae family. Roselle is commonly called hibiscus tea worldwide, zobo, isapa, or ashuwe in Nigeria, guai shu in traditional Chinese medicine, belchanda in Nepal, sorrel in the Caribbean, and …

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Acha (Fonio): 7 amazing health benefits and nutrition

Acha (Fonio): 7 Amazing Health Benefits and Nutrition

Acha (Fonio) scientifically known as Digitaria exilis is a neglected superfood that has grown in West Africa for over 5000 years. It is a tiny grass-plant belonging to the Gramineae family and is one of the world’s oldest best cereal. This wonder grain also commonly called hungry rice, petit mil, fundi grain, and fonio rice, …

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