11 Healing Powers of Siam Weed (Awolowo Leaves) Updated

Siam Weed with Healing Powers

Siam Weed (Chromolaena odorata) popularly known as Awolowo Leaves also called Independence leaf is a flowering shrub with amazing healing powers and health benefits which are mostly unknown to mankind due to lack of information about this amazing plant and they belong to the sunflower family.  It was discovered in Nigeria shortly after our Independence from the colonial rule in 1960. Some persons said maybe it was one of God’s way to soothe and heal our pains as a Nation, but I believe it was a beautiful coincidence. The fact…

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29 Healing Powers of Bitterleaf (Vernonia Amygdalina)

Bitterleaf

Bitterleaf (Vernonia amygdalina) with African common names include grawa (Amharic), ewuro (Yoruba), etidot (Efik), onugbu (Igbo), ityuna (Tiv), oriwo (Edo), Awɔnwono (Akan), chusar-doki (Hausa), mululuza (Luganda), labwori (Acholi), olusia (Luo), ndoleh (Cameroon) and olubirizi (Lusoga) is one of the widely use cooking vegetable in Africa and it can grow in any part of the world. Very few people are aware that this vegetable is highly medicinal and can be used to cure diseases as well as help to keep our body in good health condition. The important thing this leaf…

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Skip Late Night Snacks

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Weight gain and obesity has been described as an epidemic and a complex problem around the world. Previous research has linked poor diet (using snacks as a case study) to weight gain and high body fat, and eating later in the day has also been described as a risk factor for weight gain; however, the impact of an individual’s body clock, independent of the time of day of food consumption, has not been explored. In a recent study published online in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (AJCN) on September…

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Higher coffee consumption associated with lower risk of early death

coffee

Drinking four cups of coffee each day can be part of a healthy diet in healthy people, new research suggests. Higher coffee consumption is associated with a lower risk of death, according to research presented today at ESC Congress. The observational study in nearly 20,000 participants suggests that coffee can be part of a healthy diet in healthy people. “Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages around the world,” said Dr Adela Navarro, a cardiologist at Hospital de Navarra, Pamplona, Spain. “Previous studies have suggested that drinking it…

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STRAWBERRIES AND IT’S NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

STRAWBERRIES AND IT'S NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS

The moment I hear the word ‘Strawberry’ the first thing that comes to my mind is the dark red juicy strawberries of Mahabaleshwar. How about you? Have you ever wondered what is so good about this fruit that we all love? It is loved so much that you tend to get various food products ranging from syrups to biscuits, toffees, chocolates to ice creams etc with this flavour. People want to enjoy its flavour in any form possible. Let us have a look at its nutritional values and its health…

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Health Benefits of Different Fruits and Vegetables

Health Benefits of Different Fruits and Vegetables

BANANAS •Protect your heart. •Strengthen bones. •Control blood pressure •Block diarrhea. BEANS •Prevent constipation. •Help hemorrhoids. •Lower cholesterol. •Combat cancer. •Stabilize blood sugar. BROCCOLI •Strengthens. •Saves eyesight. •Combats cancer. •Protects your heart. •Controls blood pressure. CABBAGE •Combats cancer. •Prevents constipation. •Promotes weight loss. •Protects your heart. •Helps hemorrhoids. CARROTS •Save eyesight. •Protect your heart. •Prevent constipation. •Combat cancer. •Promote weight loss. CAULIFLOWER •Protects against Prostate Cancer. •Combats Breast Cancer. •Strengthens bones. •Banishes bruises. •Guards against heart disease. GARLIC •Lowers cholesterol. •Controls blood pressure. •Combats cancer. •kills bacteria. •Fights fungus. GRAPEFRUIT…

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Amazing Benefits of Drinking Okra Water First thing in the Morning

Amazing Benefits of Drinking Okra Water First thing in the Morning

A lot of people are not even aware that okra can be soaked and that the water is drinkable not just as a water but it also possesses unknown amazing health benefits as we are going to be discussing below on this article. Okra which is commonly known as “Lady Finger” is a very common vegetable around the world and it is a very nutritious and healthy vegetable consumed by many people around the world in different delicacies. It might even be your favorite soup when it comes to dishes…

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Nutritional Facts of Cauliflower

Nutritional Profile and Introduction to Food Rating System Chart of Cauliflower

Botanically, it is a member of the cruciferous or Brassicaceae family of vegetables and has similar nutritional and phytochemistry profile as that of other brassica family veggies like broccoli and cabbage. Cauliflower (cabbage flower) is one of the familiar winter season vegetables. These beautiful flower heads are brimming with essential nutrients, hold numerous health benefiting phytonutrients such as vitamins, indole-3-carbinol, and sulforaphane that help prevent overweight, diabetes and offer protection from prostate, ovarian, and cervical cancers. As in broccoli, cauliflower also made up of tightly clustered florets that begin to…

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Unknown Amazing Health Benefits of Awolowo Leaf Tea

Healing powers

Chromolaena Odorata Tea popularly known as “Awolowo Leaf Tea” although not commonly known and enjoyed by a lot of people has its amazing unique health benefits that a whole number of people are not very much aware of. Today, we are going to be discussing about those unknown amazing health benefits of Breadfruit Tea. 1) It Decreases the Cholesterol Level For those of you who wants to decrease the cholesterol level in your body, you can drink the chromolaena odorata brewed water when your cholesterol level is increasing or when…

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9 HEALING POWERS OF SIAM WEED (AWOLOWO LEAVES)

Healing powers

God gave us a wonderful nature filled with good things we require for a good life for our health therefore utilizing them is solely dependent on us humans to identify them and make good use of them. That is why today, we will be discussing about the healing powers of one of the amazing plants that the earth is endowed with. Common name: Siam Weed, bitter bush, Christmas bush, Chromolaena, archangel. camphor grass, common floss flower, communist green. Botanical name: Chromolaena Odorata. Local name: acheampong (Ghana) Ewé Akintọla (Akintọla’s leaf)…

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