Exell and Hillc commonly known as Goron Tula, (kola of Tula) in Hausa, belong to the family Malvaceae. In Nigeria, it is grown only in Tula village of Gombe State. It is a multipurpose edible fruit of tropical Africa. It is an important medicinal and food plant commonly used in Northern Nigeria as herbal medicines.
Azanza garckeanahas also been reportedly use in traditional medicine for treatments of management of more than 20 human diseases and ailments. The plant is used as herbal remedy for diseases like cough, chest pains, infertility, menstruation abnormalities, sexually transmitted infections and hepatic impairments
HEALTH BENEFITS OF GORON TULA
The health benefits of Goron Tula includes prevention of high blood pressure, lowers blood sugar level, ease digestion, improves the body immune system and can serve as a remedy for asthma. It assists in improving bowel movement. The fruit is commonly consumed as a food additive added to soups and porridge.
Consumption of this fruits also helps develop a strong desire for sexual intercourse with your partner.
People experiencing lowered libido as a result of stress or other health conditions can try It. It stimulates the production of wetness in women. It can also be used to boost fertility, hence minimizing the dependence on synthetic drugs.other benefits are ;
* Addresses Chest Pains
Here is one of the other health benefits of goron tula that occur as a result of the antioxidants in the fruit.
These antioxidants are known to help relieve pain.
* Goron Tula Treats Cough
This is one of the amazing health benefits of it. All you just do is chew it and then it gives your relief.
The antioxidants in goron tula are able to treat inflammation of the respiratory system. All you need to do is chew some fruits regularly and you will get relief from the cough.
You can also remove the seeds inside the fruit, soak the flesh in warm water and drink the extract after about 1 hour.
How To Use Goron Tula
You can chew the flesh of the fruit raw, after extracting the seed.
Also, you can soak the fruits in a small amount of water to make jelly. When it is soft, it is easier to chew.
Similarly, you can boil the miracle fruit and use it as relish or porridge.
Side Effects of Goron Tula
As advantageous as the fruits there are some side effect which include:
Like many plant food, it contains tannic acid therefore excess consumption of the fruit can make you susceptible to cancer.Causes of Cervical Cancer Among Women.
Goron tula contains a high quantity of polyphenol which is harmless to most people while some few persons may have an adverse effect or side effect.
People with medical issues are advised to avoid fruits such as goron tula.