29 Healing Powers of Bitterleaf (Vernonia Amygdalina)


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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15 Healing Powers of Scent Leaf (Ocimmum gratissimum)

Scent Leaf

Scent leaf (Ocimmum gratissimum) is such an extremely blessed leave with so many healing powers but mostly recognised as home-grown shrub used mainly as spices for cooking delicacies for the sake of its unique and peculiar aromatic taste but scent leaf is definitely more than just a spicy for only cooking delicacies as it also possesses so many healing and medicinal powers. 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,…

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Skip Late Night Snacks


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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