Palm wine is a locally produced alcoholic beverage that is very common in Africa. Most people take alcohol for its intoxicating effect, however, this beverage is highly medical.Some of the health benefits of palm wine include:
Palm wine is a good source of vitamins C and B that are very good for your eye. While vitamin C helps in building the connective tissues of the body and the blood vessels of the eye, preventing related eye problems like cataracts, macular degeneration, etc., Vitamin B1 and B12 help in solving vascular related issues that concern the retina which could result in chronic inflammation and more. Vitamins usually help keep the eye healthy and reduce the risk of eye problems as much as possible.
2.Hair and skin health
Palm wine contains nutrients which help in nourishing the skin, the hair and even the nails, the presence of nutrients such as the vitamins, zinc, magnesium and others play a very important role in the improvement. It also helps in the promoting of new body cells by removing the dead cells in the body and replacing it, thereby giving the skin a soft, smooth and better appearance. In addition, palm wine can be used externally in the treatment of skin diseases such as rashes, eczema, etc., particularly in young children.
3.Increases breast milk
Palm wine has long been used as the main beverage for lactating mothers in many African countries such as Nigeria, Cameroon, etc., where it is mainly cultivated and easily accessible. It has been locally proven to help mothers whose breastmilk is weak by increasing the flow for appropriate breastfeeding.
Food rich in antioxidant properties is known to help in reducing cancer risk, as they help prevent oxidation processes in the body which could cause some chemical reactions in the body, thereby leading to damage of vital organs and cells, ulcer, inflammation, etc. Palm wine is a good source of antioxidants that help prevent free radicals from damaging body cells and combating cancer.
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