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Saturday, March 23, 2019

HEALTH TIPS: AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF GNETUM AFRICANUM (UKAZI LEAF)


Gnetum Africanum which belong to the family of Gnetaceae is called ukazi leaf, afang leaf or hard hard  in Nigeria. It is usual hard to cut. Ukazi leaf contains antioxidant, antiinflammatory and anticarcinogenic properties of Gnetum Africanum which has been used over the years to cure a lot diseases.

It recipes rang from preparing stew and soup such as egusi soup, oha soup, vegetable or edikang ikong soup.

Ukazi leaf contains the following that are required in human body:

Fibre
Protein
Calcium
Iron
Zinc
Aspartic acid
Magnesium
Vitamins potassium
Sodium
Copper
Amino acids etc.

Here are the health benefits of Ukazi leaf

1.  Ukazi stem is used to control childbirth pain and menstrual pain.

2.  Ukazi leaf is used to treat sore throat, warts, nausea and boils.

3.  Ukazi leaf and stem have served as an antidote for poisons.

4.  Ukazi seed is used to reduce excessive urination.

5.  It's used for treatment of children that suffer measles.

6.  It's used as an antiseptic incorporating for treatment of wounds since the vine contain iodine.

7.  According to research, Ukazi leaf and seed are used for treatment of enlarge spleen.

8.  It's stimulate hair growth by mixing it with soap and used in washing your hair.

9.  Regular intake of Ukazi leaf reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.

10.  Due to the fibre contains, Ukazi leaf is regulate blood sugar levels.

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