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Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by information1: 4:26am On Apr 22, 2018
Before switching to English medicine, Every tribe has there herbs they used for treating every ailment.

There are some popular herbs used by all ethnic groups, some of the herbs are common in someplace though. Some of the Popular leaves here in Yorubaland all have a name, lest i forget, depending on the area you are. Meaning you might know some herbs name in Hausa, while some people may be talking about the same herbs, but would seem the person is not right or saying rubbish.

In this short article, I will be revealing the English names of some common herbs in Yoruba land together with their uses.

Parsley (Effirin)

The English name of is Parsley, it’s referred to Parsley in Yoruba. Parsley has so many health benefits for a wide range of symptoms and diseases.
It is from Petroselinum plant, the parsley plant and parsley essential oil have been used as a natural detox remedy, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, diuretic and agent for centuries in folk medicine.

As of now, researched back up health claims about we’ve got for the plant.

Cayenne Pepper (Ata Gun Gun)

Cayenne pepper is referred to Ata gun gun in the Yoruba language. It’s not only in the Yoruba land, but also among the other cultures in Nigeria.

Cayenne pepper has got some many health benefits; It aids digestion, slow intestinal gas, stop stomach pain, including healing upset stomach, it also stops diarrhea and as a natural remedy for cramps.

It’s also used for heart and blood vessels – to improve poor circulation, to reverse excessive blood clotting, lower high cholesterol and prevent heart disease.

Cinnamon (Oloorun)

Cinnamon herb is referred to as Oloorun in Yorubaland. It health benefits are; high source of Antioxidants, promotion of heart health, contains Anti-inflammatory properties,help fight diabetes and also lower the risk of cancer.

Mint Leaf (Ewe Minti)

Mint leaf is referred to as Ewe Minti in Yoruba. It is a favorite herb. The leaves is a can be used in fresh or dried in many dishes and infusions. Mint oil is Always used in gum, candy, toothpaste, and some beauty products. Health benefits of mint include relieving of allergies and pains; it also prevents gastric ulcer. It is good for skin some other benefits.

Spinach (Efo Tete)

Spinach is referred to as Efo Tete. This plant is often used among cultures and had come along way as a Herbal plant. To some culture, they never knew its health benefits.

They only know it is edible and it appeals to their taste bud. If you are one of them, just know that spinach health benefit is hair and bone, asthma and cancer protection, reduction of blood pressure, diabetes management and promotion of healthy skin.

Turmeric (Atale Pupa)

Atale Pupa(Yoruba) is referred to as Turmeric in English. This herb plant lower risk of brain damage increases the antioxidant capacity of the body and heart disease.

This herbal plant can also help delay aging, prevent cancer and fight age-related diseases among others.

Bay Leaf (Bay Bunkum)

The Bay Leaf is referred to as Bay Bunkum in yourba.

Health benefits:

- It eases joint pain from arthritis
- It gives immune support
- Help with sugar level balance
- Aids in digestion, reduce congestion
- Help in improving scalp health.

Marjoram (Efo Ewuro)

Marjoram, is referred to as Efo Ewuro in Yoruba, The herbal plant can be taken orally in a more concentrated medicinal form or used topically and in aromatherapy as an essential oil.

The inhalation of marjoram essential oil is to calm the nervous system and, in turn, positively impact your cardiovascular system by enhancing the blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

It is also used to treat runny noses, gallbladder issues, depression, dizziness, coughs, digestive problems, migraines, nervous headaches, nerve pain and paralysis as well.

Celery (Seleri)

The Yorubas call the celery herb plant seleri. This also a plant that helps in lowering inflammation, reducing the risk of cancer, reducing blood pressure and assist in preventing age-related vision loss.

https://talkgeria.com/yoruba-herbs-english-name-uses/

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by RomanticBob: 6:44am On Apr 22, 2018
Thanks, please continue.

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by joeaz58(m): 7:13am On Apr 22, 2018
Agbo jedi nko grin

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by twilliamx(m): 7:13am On Apr 22, 2018
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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Exponental(m): 7:13am On Apr 22, 2018
pictures will do better justification to this topic.... nice one!

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by tolexy007(m): 7:14am On Apr 22, 2018
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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Lukgaf(m): 7:14am On Apr 22, 2018
Thanks Baba elewe

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by beewhy009(m): 7:15am On Apr 22, 2018
And now someone will say you are jobless ... Oga continue, you are imparting knowledge the best way you can...

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Olalan(m): 7:15am On Apr 22, 2018
Herbs are quite helpful sometimes just the taste, and it's seems the more bitter it is the more efficient

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by paymentvoucher: 7:15am On Apr 22, 2018
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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Nobody: 7:16am On Apr 22, 2018
Which one we fit use nak for 1 hour non stop

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Sanchez01: 7:16am On Apr 22, 2018
Spinach is also known as 'Amunu tutu'.

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by inoki247: 7:17am On Apr 22, 2018
Abeg giv me Jedi nd arhle with opa Eyin...
Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by siraj1402(m): 7:17am On Apr 22, 2018
Parsley is never Efinrin in Yoruba. And if Marjoram is Efo Ewuro, what is bitter leaves called?

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by deepwater(f): 7:20am On Apr 22, 2018
Lol

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by dragnet: 7:20am On Apr 22, 2018
siraj1402:
Parsley is never Efinrin in Yoruba. And if Marjoram is Efo Ewuro, what is bitter leaves called?
exactly, efinrin is African Basil or clove Basil
Bitter leaf isn't Marjoram
ata gun gun isn't cayenne pepper, it is merely powered pepper.

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by follyshade(f): 7:21am On Apr 22, 2018
yeyerolling:
Which one we fit use nak for 1 hour non stop
Dis guy must be high on mint leaf tongue

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Nobody: 7:21am On Apr 22, 2018
grin
Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Burgerlomo: 7:21am On Apr 22, 2018
information1:
Before switching to English medicine, Every tribe has there herbs they used for treating every ailment.

There are some popular herbs used by all ethnic groups, some of the herbs are common in someplace though. Some of the Popular leaves here in Yorubaland all have a name, lest i forget, depending on the area you are. Meaning you might know some herbs name in Hausa, while some people may be talking about the same herbs, but would seem the person is not right or saying rubbish.

In this short article, I will be revealing the English names of some common herbs in Yoruba land together with their uses.

Parsley (Effirin)

The English name of is Parsley, it’s referred to Parsley in Yoruba. Parsley has so many health benefits for a wide range of symptoms and diseases.
It is from Petroselinum plant, the parsley plant and parsley essential oil have been used as a natural detox remedy, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, diuretic and agent for centuries in folk medicine.

As of now, researched back up health claims about we’ve got for the plant.

Cayenne Pepper (Ata Gun Gun)

Cayenne pepper is referred to Ata gun gun in the Yoruba language. It’s not only in the Yoruba land, but also among the other cultures in Nigeria.

Cayenne pepper has got some many health benefits; It aids digestion, slow intestinal gas, stop stomach pain, including healing upset stomach, it also stops diarrhea and as a natural remedy for cramps.

It’s also used for heart and blood vessels – to improve poor circulation, to reverse excessive blood clotting, lower high cholesterol and prevent heart disease.

Cinnamon (Oloorun)

Cinnamon herb is referred to as Oloorun in Yorubaland. It health benefits are; high source of Antioxidants, promotion of heart health, contains Anti-inflammatory properties,help fight diabetes and also lower the risk of cancer.

Mint Leaf (Ewe Minti)

Mint leaf is referred to as Ewe Minti in Yoruba. It is a favorite herb. The leaves is a can be used in fresh or dried in many dishes and infusions. Mint oil is Always used in gum, candy, toothpaste, and some beauty products. Health benefits of mint include relieving of allergies and pains; it also prevents gastric ulcer. It is good for skin some other benefits.

Spinach (Efo Tete)

Spinach is referred to as Efo Tete. This plant is often used among cultures and had come along way as a Herbal plant. To some culture, they never knew its health benefits.

They only know it is edible and it appeals to their taste bud. If you are one of them, just know that spinach health benefit is hair and bone, asthma and cancer protection, reduction of blood pressure, diabetes management and promotion of healthy skin.

Turmeric (Atale Pupa)

Atale Pupa(Yoruba) is referred to as Turmeric in English. This herb plant lower risk of brain damage increases the antioxidant capacity of the body and heart disease.

This herbal plant can also help delay aging, prevent cancer and fight age-related diseases among others.

Bay Leaf (Bay Bunkum)

The Bay Leaf is referred to as Bay Bunkum in yourba.

Health benefits:

- It eases joint pain from arthritis
- It gives immune support
- Help with sugar level balance
- Aids in digestion, reduce congestion
- Help in improving scalp health.

Marjoram (Efo Ewuro)

Marjoram, is referred to as Efo Ewuro in Yoruba, The herbal plant can be taken orally in a more concentrated medicinal form or used topically and in aromatherapy as an essential oil.

The inhalation of marjoram essential oil is to calm the nervous system and, in turn, positively impact your cardiovascular system by enhancing the blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

It is also used to treat runny noses, gallbladder issues, depression, dizziness, coughs, digestive problems, migraines, nervous headaches, nerve pain and paralysis as well.

Celery (Seleri)

The Yorubas call the celery herb plant seleri. This also a plant that helps in lowering inflammation, reducing the risk of cancer, reducing blood pressure and assist in preventing age-related vision loss.

https://talkgeria.com/yoruba-herbs-english-name-uses/

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Sweetopia(f): 7:21am On Apr 22, 2018
Efirin is actually called basil in English

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by tayorh(m): 7:21am On Apr 22, 2018
Ewe yoruba
Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by missioner(m): 7:22am On Apr 22, 2018
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information1:
Before switching to English medicine, Every tribe has there herbs they used for treating every ailment.

There are some popular herbs used by all ethnic groups, some of the herbs are common in someplace though. Some of the Popular leaves here in Yorubaland all have a name, lest i forget, depending on the area you are. Meaning you might know some herbs name in Hausa, while some people may be talking about the same herbs, but would seem the person is not right or saying rubbish.

In this short article, I will be revealing the English names of some common herbs in Yoruba land together with their uses.

Parsley (Effirin)

The English name of is Parsley, it’s referred to Parsley in Yoruba. Parsley has so many health benefits for a wide range of symptoms and diseases.
It is from Petroselinum plant, the parsley plant and parsley essential oil have been used as a natural detox remedy, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, diuretic and agent for centuries in folk medicine.

As of now, researched back up health claims about we’ve got for the plant.

Cayenne Pepper (Ata Gun Gun)

Cayenne pepper is referred to Ata gun gun in the Yoruba language. It’s not only in the Yoruba land, but also among the other cultures in Nigeria.

Cayenne pepper has got some many health benefits; It aids digestion, slow intestinal gas, stop stomach pain, including healing upset stomach, it also stops diarrhea and as a natural remedy for cramps.

It’s also used for heart and blood vessels – to improve poor circulation, to reverse excessive blood clotting, lower high cholesterol and prevent heart disease.

Cinnamon (Oloorun)

Cinnamon herb is referred to as Oloorun in Yorubaland. It health benefits are; high source of Antioxidants, promotion of heart health, contains Anti-inflammatory properties,help fight diabetes and also lower the risk of cancer.

Mint Leaf (Ewe Minti)

Mint leaf is referred to as Ewe Minti in Yoruba. It is a favorite herb. The leaves is a can be used in fresh or dried in many dishes and infusions. Mint oil is Always used in gum, candy, toothpaste, and some beauty products. Health benefits of mint include relieving of allergies and pains; it also prevents gastric ulcer. It is good for skin some other benefits.

Spinach (Efo Tete)

Spinach is referred to as Efo Tete. This plant is often used among cultures and had come along way as a Herbal plant. To some culture, they never knew its health benefits.

They only know it is edible and it appeals to their taste bud. If you are one of them, just know that spinach health benefit is hair and bone, asthma and cancer protection, reduction of blood pressure, diabetes management and promotion of healthy skin.

Turmeric (Atale Pupa)

Atale Pupa(Yoruba) is referred to as Turmeric in English. This herb plant lower risk of brain damage increases the antioxidant capacity of the body and heart disease.

This herbal plant can also help delay aging, prevent cancer and fight age-related diseases among others.

Bay Leaf (Bay Bunkum)

The Bay Leaf is referred to as Bay Bunkum in yourba.

Health benefits:

- It eases joint pain from arthritis
- It gives immune support
- Help with sugar level balance
- Aids in digestion, reduce congestion
- Help in improving scalp health.

Marjoram (Efo Ewuro)

Marjoram, is referred to as Efo Ewuro in Yoruba, The herbal plant can be taken orally in a more concentrated medicinal form or used topically and in aromatherapy as an essential oil.

The inhalation of marjoram essential oil is to calm the nervous system and, in turn, positively impact your cardiovascular system by enhancing the blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

It is also used to treat runny noses, gallbladder issues, depression, dizziness, coughs, digestive problems, migraines, nervous headaches, nerve pain and paralysis as well.

Celery (Seleri)

The Yorubas call the celery herb plant seleri. This also a plant that helps in lowering inflammation, reducing the risk of cancer, reducing blood pressure and assist in preventing age-related vision loss.

https://talkgeria.com/yoruba-herbs-english-name-uses/
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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by davibid: 7:22am On Apr 22, 2018
How about Agboo
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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Nobody: 7:23am On Apr 22, 2018
follyshade:

Dis guy must be high on mint leaf tongue
angry if man cum fast una go vex . so lemme o

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by siraj1402(m): 7:23am On Apr 22, 2018
dragnet:

exactly, efinrin is African Basil or clove Basil
BASIL that is Efinrin I have been into local and Asian herbs more than 20 years.
Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Sarcasm01(m): 7:23am On Apr 22, 2018
Ethnomedicine by the waysl bro
Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by DrToche: 7:25am On Apr 22, 2018
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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by sexy74(m): 7:25am On Apr 22, 2018
information1:
Before switching to English medicine, Every tribe has there herbs they used for treating every ailment.

There are some popular herbs used by all ethnic groups, some of the herbs are common in someplace though. Some of the Popular leaves here in Yorubaland all have a name, lest i forget, depending on the area you are. Meaning you might know some herbs name in Hausa, while some people may be talking about the same
herbs, but would seem the person is not right or saying rubbish.

In this short article, I will be revealing the English names of some common herbs in Yoruba land together with their uses.

Parsley (Effirin)

The English name of is Parsley, it’s referred to Parsley in Yoruba. Parsley has so many health benefits for a wide range of symptoms and diseases.
It is from Petroselinum plant, the parsley plant and parsley essential oil have been used as a natural detox remedy, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory, diuretic and agent for centuries in folk medicine.

As of now, researched back up health claims about we’ve got for the plant.

Cayenne Pepper (Ata Gun Gun)

Cayenne pepper is referred to Ata gun gun in the Yoruba language. It’s not only in the Yoruba land, but also among the other cultures in Nigeria.

Cayenne pepper has got some many health benefits; It aids digestion, slow intestinal gas, stop stomach pain, including healing upset stomach, it also stops diarrhea and as a natural remedy for cramps.

It’s also used for heart and blood vessels – to improve poor circulation, to reverse excessive blood clotting, lower high cholesterol and prevent heart disease.

Cinnamon (Oloorun)

Cinnamon herb is referred to as Oloorun in Yorubaland. It health benefits are; high source of Antioxidants, promotion of heart health, contains Anti-inflammatory properties,help fight diabetes and also lower the risk of cancer.

Mint Leaf (Ewe Minti)

Mint leaf is referred to as Ewe Minti in Yoruba. It is a favorite herb. The leaves is a can be used in fresh or dried in many dishes and infusions. Mint oil is Always used in gum, candy, toothpaste, and some beauty products. Health benefits of mint include relieving of allergies and pains; it also prevents gastric ulcer. It is good for skin some other benefits.

Spinach (Efo Tete)

Spinach is referred to as Efo Tete. This plant is often used among cultures and had come along way as a Herbal plant. To some culture, they never knew its health benefits.

They only know it is edible and it appeals to their taste bud. If you are one of them, just know that spinach health benefit is hair and bone, asthma and cancer protection, reduction of blood pressure, diabetes management and promotion of healthy skin.

Turmeric (Atale Pupa)

Atale Pupa(Yoruba) is referred to as Turmeric in English. This herb plant lower risk of brain damage increases the antioxidant capacity of the body and heart disease.

This herbal plant can also help delay aging, prevent cancer and fight age-related diseases among others.

Bay Leaf (Bay Bunkum)

The Bay Leaf is referred to as Bay Bunkum in yourba.

Health benefits:

- It eases joint pain from arthritis
- It gives immune support
- Help with sugar level balance
- Aids in digestion, reduce congestion
- Help in improving scalp health.

Marjoram (Efo Ewuro)

Marjoram, is referred to as Efo Ewuro in Yoruba, The herbal plant can be taken orally in a more concentrated medicinal form or used topically and in aromatherapy as an essential oil.

The inhalation of marjoram essential oil is to calm the nervous system and, in turn, positively impact your cardiovascular system by enhancing the blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

It is also used to treat runny noses, gallbladder issues, depression, dizziness, coughs, digestive problems, migraines, nervous headaches, nerve pain and paralysis as well.

Celery (Seleri)

The Yorubas call the celery herb plant seleri. This also a plant that helps in lowering inflammation, reducing the risk of cancer, reducing blood pressure and assist in preventing age-related vision loss.

https://talkgeria.com/yoruba-herbs-english-name-uses/

Thanks, it would have been nice as You mentioned the names you attach a picture to it.
This will help a lot.

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by EagleScribes: 7:31am On Apr 22, 2018
sexy74:


Thanks, it would have been nice as You mentioned the names you attach a picture to it.
This will help a lot.


Seconded
Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Iceberg3: 7:35am On Apr 22, 2018
Please we wanna know the English name for EWEDU,thank you.

grin grin

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Re: Yoruba Herbs: English Name & What They Are Uses For by Sydney17(m): 7:39am On Apr 22, 2018
Bros spinach is not efo tete o

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