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Five Uncommon Fruits You Never Knew Were Grown In Nigeria

A couple of years ago, while on vacation in our mom's town, my siblings and I swam in the stream. On our way home, we went over a tree with ready bunches of velvet tamarind. It looked so luring we chose to cull a couple for ourselves. We were so centered around attempting to cut down a portion of the low-draping natural products from the branch we didn't see the multitude of soldier ants we have made upset. Long story short, in almost no time, we were moving, scratching and running from the genuine stings w

  2 years ago ago
Five Uncommon Fruits You Never Knew Were Grown In Nigeria

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Health Benefits of Black Velvet Tamarind (Awin) And Its Effects On Pregnancy

This fruit belongs to the legume family and the tree scientifically called Dialium guinense. It has an edible fruit the size of a grape with a hard black inedible skin. He is called Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo, Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa, and Ehionen in Isan.

  1 year ago ago
Health Benefits of Black Velvet Tamarind (Awin) And Its Effects On Pregnancy

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Soak One Bundle Of Velvet Tamarind In One Bowl Of Water And Drink To Get These Health Effects.

The fruit you see in the picture above is known as African velvet tamarind, and each time I prescribe these fruit for my patients they are always suprised because many of them have known it for years and probably have been licking it for its sweetness without even knowing that it has alot of health benefits, and if taken the write way can cure alot of diseases effectively. It is known as "icheku" in Igbo language, "Awin" in youruba language and "tsamiyar" in Hausa language. Like I said information is all yo

  2 years ago ago
Soak One Bundle Of Velvet Tamarind In One Bowl Of Water And Drink To Get These Health Effects.

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See the Health Benefits of consuming "Icheku"

Everyone loves consuming Icheku fruit. This is a season of Icheku and Mango. When you go to the market you will see Icheku and Mango Everywhere. It seems most people won't be privileged to consume Icheku this year, because of Coronavirus. Someone once said that as a human beings, we should try our best to consume every seasonal fruit in large quantity so as to gain any nutritional benefit we gain from it as at that time. Black Velvet is popularly known as "Awin" in Yoruba, "Icheku" in Igbo and " Tasmiyar Ku

  2 years ago ago
See the Health Benefits of consuming

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MENSTRUAL PAIN RELIEF: Other Diseases You Never Knew African Velvet Tamarind Could Treat

African Velvet Tamarind   Popularly known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa, African velvet tamarind English. You love the fruit but probably know nothing about it’s health benefits. HERE IT IS: Malaria: According to research, the leaf extract inhibits the growth of plasmodium falciparum which causes malaria therefore, taking a decoction can cure malaria. Treats Ulcer and Prevents Hypertension: The leaf extract of velvet tamarind has the ability to increase gastric mucus secretion.

  2 years ago ago
MENSTRUAL PAIN RELIEF: Other Diseases You Never Knew African Velvet Tamarind Could Treat

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Checkout 5 Health Benefits Of Velvet Tamarind And Why It Should Be Avoided Before And After Surgery

In the North, it is called ‘Tsamiyar Kurm’, in the East, it is called ‘Icheku’, in the West, it is called ‘Awin’ while some other Nigerians prefer to call it ‘Licky Licky’. The black bark with orange pulp fruit is called Velvet Tamarind (the velvety fruit skin gave the fruit its name). Just as it’s called various names, the velvet fruit is a seasonal fruit (October to January) which is mostly located in West Africa and has lots of medicinal components and health benefits. Health Benefits of

  1 year ago ago
Checkout 5 Health Benefits Of Velvet Tamarind And Why It Should Be Avoided Before And After Surgery

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Stop Calling It "Icheku" See The Right Name For It And It's Nutritional Value

The right name for it is Black velvet tamarind. Dialium guineense, velvet tamarind, is a tall, tropical, fruit-bearing tree. It belongs to the family Leguminosae, and has small, typically grape-sized edible fruits with brown hard inedible shells. The black velvet tamarind is the fruit popularly known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa. African velvet tamarind is the fruit of a native West African tree (dialium guineense), Especially loved by Nigerian children, velvet tamarind is c

  2 years ago ago
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Health benefits of (Awin, icheku and tsamiyar kurm).

Popularly known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa, African velvet tamarind is the fruit of a native West African tree (dialium guineense). ## Malaria: According to research, the leaf extract inhibits the growth of plasmodium falciparum which causes malaria therefore, taking a decoction can cure malaria. ## Treats Ulcer and Prevents Hypertension: The leaf extract of velvet tamarind has the ability to increase gastric mucus secretion. Therefore, a decoction of the leave can be a rem

  2 years ago ago
Health benefits of (Awin, icheku and tsamiyar kurm).

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5 diseases you never knew African Velvet Tamarind (Awin) could treat

Popularly known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa, Velvet Tamarind is a seasonal fruit with a sweet and tangy taste 5 diseases you never knew African Velvet Tamarind (Awin) could treat African velvet tamarind is the fruit of a native West African tree called Dialium Guineense. Popularly known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa. It is a seasonal fruit with an orange pulp that has a sweet and tangy taste and a velvet shel. Everybody enjoys the fruit but probably

  2 years ago ago
5 diseases you never knew African Velvet Tamarind (Awin) could treat

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See the wonders of the African Velvet Tamarind (Cheleku)

Popularly known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa, African velvet tamarind English. You love the fruit but probably know nothing about it’s health benefits. HERE they are; Malaria: According to research, the leaf extract inhibits the growth of plasmodium falciparum which causes malaria therefore, taking a decoction can cure malaria. Treats Ulcer and Prevents Hypertension: The leaf extract of velvet tamarind has the ability to increase gastric mucus secretion. Therefore, a decoct

  2 years ago ago
See the wonders of the African Velvet Tamarind (Cheleku)

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The Health Benefits Of Black Velvet Tamarind "Awin"

The Health Benefits Of Black Velvet Tamarind "Awin" Black velvet tamarind is one wonderful fruit you need to know and perhaps you have not eaten it before, give it a try. You will enjoy its orange-colored pulp which has a sweet and sour taste. This fruit is very common in West Africa most especially in Nigeria, where the Igbos call it Icheku, Awin by the Yorubas, and Ehionen by the Esan people of Edo. Its health benefits are numerous and something you wouldn't want to miss out on, but also check its side effect. 

  1 year ago ago
The Health Benefits Of Black Velvet Tamarind