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3 Reasons Why You Should Consume Piper guineense 'Uziza' Leaf Regularly

Uziza is a popular vegetable we add to our soups because of its nice aroma and taste. The name Uziza was given by the Igbo-speaking tribe of Nigeria and it is a vegetable you should include in your meals. Here are some health benefits of eating Uziza Leaf regularly.

1. It helps with easy digestion

Uziza leaf Aids digestion because of its high amount of dietary fiber and it reduces constipation. It is advisable for individuals with digestion problems to consume the Uziza leaf.

2. It helps with weight loss

Uziza leaf helps to boost the body metabolism and weight loss when the leaf is prepared as tea and taken before breakfast.

3. It helps to cure cold and cough

Another important health benefit of Uziza leaf is how it helps a person suffering from cold and cough to be relieved. This is achieved when the leaf is soaked with hot water for 10 minutes and later filtered into a cup and it should be consumed 3 times a day.

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