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10 Disease You Never Knew African Velvet Tamarind Could Cure by EstarKeys(f): 3:39pm On Mar 20, 2016
Its popularly known as Awin in yoruba,icheku in igbo,and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa.Its a fruit of native west African tree,especially loved by Nigerian choldren.it has a sweet and tangy taste.orange -like in colour. Most of us love dis fruit but probably know nothing about its health benefits.

It cures the following:

According to research, the leaf extract inhibits the
growth of plasmodium falciparum which causes malaria
therefore, taking a decoction can cure malaria.

2.Treats Ulcer and prevents hypertention.

The leaf extract
of velvet tamarind has the ability to increase gastric mucus
secretion. Therefore, a decoction of the leave can be a
remedy for gastric ulcer. The leafs are also highly diuretic-
promotes the production of urine, making it easier for the
heart to pump blood hence, reducing the risk of

3.Anti inflammatory and Anti microbial properties.

The fruit pulp contains abundant vitamin C which fights against
microbial infections. The stem bark has the ability to reduce
inflammation in bronchial tubes that arises due to

4. Improves oral hygiene and cures Tooth ache.

5.Relieves menstural cramps and cures Diarrhoea.

You can take it along
with papaya leaf, salt and water to work effectively. It can
also stop diarrhoea.

6.Relieves jaundice and Diabetes management


Piles are swollen veins in the an*l
canal caused by too much pressure in the pelvic and rectal
areas and while not life threatening, these veins can be very
painful. A study performed on ethanolic leaves extract of
velvet tamarind showed it to be beneficial for pile

8.Increases Anti oxidant capacity of the body.

Oxidative damage which involves free radicals –
highly reactive molecules with unpaired electrons, is
believed to be one of the mechanisms behind ageing and
many diseases. The abundance of antioxidants in the leaves
helps protect the human body from damage caused by
these free radicals when taken.

9. Improves lactation and checks private part infection.

10.Treats scurvy. and wounds.

#hop dis will be of help to us#...E.starkeyz!
Re: 10 Disease You Never Knew African Velvet Tamarind Could Cure by michiyke2003(m): 3:47pm On Mar 20, 2016
Good news. Thank you op
Re: 10 Disease You Never Knew African Velvet Tamarind Could Cure by njideoby(f): 4:32pm On Mar 20, 2016
It's in season now.

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