Sunday, January 20, 2019


Garden Egg Leaf just as other vegetables, contain essential nutrients such as vitamins and minerals in a good quantity which play an important role in human health improvement. These vegetables are known as natural blood pumping vegetable especially when eaten raw.

In West Africa, notably in Nigeria where it is found in great quantity, it is called Akwukwo Anyara in Igbo and its seed is also called Mkpuru Anyara, Efo Igbo in Yoruba and Ganyen Gauta in Hausa. They are considered as curative as well as nutritious diet due to the nutritional contents that serve as medication to certain ailment and substitutes for medical supplements. Garden egg leaves or African eggplant leaves contain Vitamin B, C, potassium and calcium which are beneficial to human health in several ways such as the following:


Improves Kidney Health:
It helps to prevent dialysis by the total cleansing of the kidney naturally.

This leaves serves as detoxifiers to the kidney and it’s more effective when eaten raw or converted into juice by boiling for few seconds and then filtering the juice in a container; this juice can be taken 3 times per day or more. This means that eating of garden egg leaves will naturally help in cleansing the kidney by filtering the blood and unwanted materials from entering the organ. Thereby preventing any form of kidney related issues especially the ones that will disrupt the blood filtration and purification like in kidney failure. The mineral potassium which can be found in garden egg leaves also help the kidney to improves its function of filtering blood.

Good for Pregnant Women:
Garden egg leaves is a healthy vegetable for pregnant women because it contains a good number of vitamins and minerals that are required for an improved health condition during pregnancy. As it helps provide good development, normal weight and prevention of birth defects for the unborn babies.

Promotes Fertility:
Just like garden egg itself, many African cultures believed that garden egg and its leaves represent fertility, and have been used locally in the treatment of infertility and libido issues. Though there is no scientific proof to back this up for now, in many locals where it is used for this purpose, they believe it works and it helps to boost their sexual health as well for both men and women.

Can Prevent Cancer:
Garden egg leaves contain an anti-inflammatory property which makes it one of the suitable vegetables which can be used to reduce swelling and prevent cancer-causing inflammations. These vegetables help in the prevention of cancer formation due to the presence of phytochemicals that fight free radicals that are prone to cause inflammations that might lead to cancerous diseases in the body system.

Promotes Weight Loss:
Garden egg leaves are used in managing obesity and reducing the level of cholesterol in the blood due to the presence of some micronutrients. With the level of cholesterol in the body being low, weight reduction can be easily achieved; it does not only help in weight reduction but also maintains a fresh and toned skin when consumed in good quantity on regular basis. Adequate intake of garden egg leaves is required in this case, and for anyone who wants to lose weight or improve the heart health. It is recommended that you eat healthy in order to improve the effectiveness of the garden egg leaves as it concerns weight reduction and its other health benefits.

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