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PRACTICAL WAYS OF USING SOUR SOP FRUIT

The leaves of the sour sop fruit can be used to make tea. Fresh leaves or dry leaves can be used .Two leaves is enough per person .The number of leaves you use depends on the number of persons you want to serve
Place the leaves in boiling water, just as you would make ordinary tea, and cover to prevent the aroma from escaping, and leave to stand for one hour.The strength and the potency of the sour sap leave tea, depends on the number of leaves and the length of time it is left in the boiling water .sieve out the leaves and drink as normal tea.The sour sop tea has been known to alleviate migraine headaches,.diarrhea ,cough , back pain,stress and nerve ailments.and if one is suffering from insomnia, try taking the tea before gong to sleep and if your child has a bed wetting problem,this tea will help prevent it.The effects of the tea is most useful if taken one hour before food or one hour after food
MAKING A SOUR SOP HEALTH DRINK

Take a knife and cut  down the center of the sour sop fr…

THE WONDER OF SOUR SOP FRIUT

Sour sop is a broad leaf flowering evergreen tree native to sub-Saharan African countries that lie within the tropics .Its  flavor  has been described as a combination of strawberry and pineapple with sour citrus flavor notes contrasting with an underlying creamy flavor reminiscent of coconut or banana.The fruit is large and green with an inner sweet white pulp used to make fruit drinks.The bark of the plant is  identified as having the highest cancer cell killing property
Sour sop is also known to be a broad spectrum.antimicrobial agent for both bacterial and fungal infections ,intestinal parasite and worms.It also lowers high blood pressure .Sour sop has a high vitamin C content of about 20 mg per 100 grams of fruit fresh and this makes it an excellent antioxidant to increase endurance , boost immune system and slow the aging process .It also contains  high phosphorus and calcium which is good for strong bones and to prevent osteoporosis.its low Na content and high potassium content…

MORE HEALTH BENEFITS OF BITTER KOLA

In my last posting , I said I was going to inform you of other health benefits of bitter kola and I am KEEPING TO MY PROMISE.
Mrs Chinere Nwokeke,A researcher with the Nigerian Natural Medicine development agency (NNMDA),told news agency of Nigeria that bitter kola could be used in treating opportunistic infections associated with HIV and AIDS because of its antibacterial detoxification and cleansing properties . She mentioned that the saponin in bitter kola is responsible for its cleansing effect .Saponin is mainly used as a liver tonic .It also enhances the function of the liver and gallbladder .Before now, bitter kola was mainly consumed by the elderly probable because they felt it could elongate life .but I would not blame them for thinking that .Any natural food product that has the inherent ability to prevent several bacterial infections in the body ,invariable can prolong life.It also possess anticancer effects and can be taken to prevent proliferation of cancer cells.
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TWO BITTER KOLA'S A DAY KEEPS MALARIA AWAY

I developed a little healthy habit of eating one bitter kola after drinking my lemon water and last thing at night before I go to sleep. I started this habit about a year ago and for the past one year I HAVE NOT TREATED MYSELF FOR MALARIA.I did not really know that the bitter kola I was taking has anti- malaria properties until I started reading about the health benefits of  bitter kola and I want to share those benefits with you. Bitter kola whose biological name is "Garcinia kola has been discovered to have some antibiotic properties which could be effective in the treatment of many commonly occurring ailments. Chewing bitter kola relieves cough,
hoarseness, bronchial and   throat troubles .Several studies has discovered bitter kola to be a remedy for dysentery and osteoarthritis and an antidote for poison
Bitter kola has been used for centuries to treat chest colds in traditional medicine .And a study written  by Simon Adekunle of the Ekiti state university in Nigeria shows th…