HEALTH BENEFITS OF ACHEAMPONG

HEALTH BENEFITS OF ACHEAMPONG

For most people, perhaps including you, will not be familiar with the name of this leaf. Different from when you see other leaves such as cengkir mango. Moreover, there are many other names for these leaves aside from chromolaena odorata. This plant is actually one 

HEALTH BENEFITS OF ABEDURU (TURKEY BERRIES)

HEALTH BENEFITS OF ABEDURU (TURKEY BERRIES)

Turkey Berries (Solanum torvum) a sought-after commodity can be found in Ghana, China, Thailand, The Caribbean, South America, Indonesia, Florida, Alabama, Brazil, Mexico, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico and other places in the world. In Ghana, we usually refer to it as Abedru. It 

Fonio

Fonio

Fonio is native to African regions and comes in multiple varieties, most commonly, white and black. It has a long history of use and an even longer list of health benefits. There are two major groups that stand to benefit from incorporating this grain into 

BaoBab

BaoBab

Baobab fruit is a genuine ‘super-fruit’ chock full of antioxidants and vitamins. The benefits of Africa’s ‘upside-down’ tree are widespread on the continent, passed on from generation to generation. Baobab fruits take some time to grow, ripening only in the dry season. Once harvested and 

Health Benefits & Uses of Prekese

Health Benefits & Uses of Prekese

PREKESE or TETRAPLEURA TETRAPTERA:  is a native of west tropical Africa and belongs to the pea family. The fruits of the plant have a pungent aromatic odor due to which it also possesses insect repellent properties. It is primarily used as spices. The fruit in 

Benefits of DawaDawa

Benefits of DawaDawa

Honestly, most of the best seasonings in Ghana have a strong smell from garlic, onions, chili powder, powdered shrimp, powdered fish, salted fish to Dawa Dawa among others; The Locust bean, when boiled and fermented, is known as Dawadawa in the Hausa language, and Kolgo 

Health Benefits of Palm Oil

Health Benefits of Palm Oil

Palm oil also known as Red palm oil is a strong, savory and earthy tasting vegetable oil which is derived from the palm fruit of Elaeis guineensis. It is often used for cooking purposes. Naturally, it is reddish in color due to the high content 

Health Benefits & Uses of Raw, Unrefined Shea Butter

Health Benefits & Uses of Raw, Unrefined Shea Butter

An oil rich in fats that is derived from the karite tree (also known as the shea tree) is your solution for many skin, health, and hair health issues. Fairly recently, this butter has gained huge popularity in the western world due to its widespread 

Health Benefits of Red Rice

Health Benefits of Red Rice

Red Rice is a special variety of rice that gets its colour red from its anthocyanins content. Gone are those days when we only used to look up brown rice as a healthy alternative to rice. Here we have another variety that will add taste 

HEALTH BENEFITS OF PLANTAIN

HEALTH BENEFITS OF PLANTAIN

At first glance, it looks like a banana. But when you pick it up, you realize it’s bigger, firmer and has a thick skin. It’s not a banana—it’s a plantain. Most people are confused because it looks so much like a banana but it doesn’t