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How to prepare Bissap drink(Sobolo).

Bissap drink( Sobolo) is a known drink in Ghana and West Africa at large. Due to its nutritious benefits and its great taste, it is preferred at most occasions and events such as weddings, festivals, etc. INGREDIENTS 2 cups Hibiscus leaves 1 medium-sized riped Pineapple

  18 days ago ago
How to prepare Bissap drink(Sobolo).

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How to prepare Akrantie (Grasscutter) Light soup

Grasscutter) Light soup Ingredients 1000g grasscutter (akrante3) 1000g grasscutter (akrante3) 3Mediums Fresh Tomatoes 3Mediums Garden Egg 10 red scotch bonnet 1Medium Onion 3tbsp Tomato Paste 2tbsp ginger(grated) 3tbsp garlic paste 0,5 onion (diced) 2 Tablets MAGGI 3 grains of Selim (hwentia)

  11 days ago ago
How to prepare Akrantie (Grasscutter) Light soup

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Check out 15 Health Benefits of Hwentia & how it can be used to treat infectious ailment, Cough & Flu

Negro Pepper, also known as Xylopia Aethiopica, is said to be a spice tree, which has a green aromatic tree growing up to 15-30 m high.  It is said to be one of the most common herb in Ghana, it's local name in Fante / Twi is Hwentia, which has a lot of medicinal value to the human body. According to Sources, it's unique nutritional value to the human body includes Copper, zinc, protein, camphene, manganese, Alkaloids, Diter penic, Limonene, Folic acid, Flavanoid, Vitamins: A, B1, B2, C and E which help the

  1 year ago ago
Check out 15 Health Benefits of Hwentia & how it can be used to treat infectious ailment, Cough & Flu

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Seven(7) Natural Local Spices You Should Know More About.

In Ghana, mothers do not joke with their local spices. These spices are used in variety of dishes. There is no Ghanaian home where you would not find local which are used for preparing meals. I have realised how little we use some local in cooking in these modern days. We are gradually forgetting the traditional spices and replacing them with cube seasonings which many at times are packed with MSG and other preservatives which aren't kind to our health. This happens due to less knowledge we have about our natural

  1 year ago ago
Seven(7) Natural Local Spices You Should Know More About.

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Health Benefits Of Grains Of Selim(Hwentia) That Would Impress You

If you are all about natural spices, then you may have come across this, one way or another. In Ghana, it is popularly referred to as Hwentia by the Akans, Soh by the Gas, Etso by the Ewes and Chimba by the Dagombas. However, in English, it is called Grains of Selim or Negro Pepper. This spice features a lot in soups, stews, maize porridge as well as locally prepared drinks. This spice contains copper, zinc, camphene, alkaloids, folic acid, vitamins A, C, B1. B2 and E. These many nutrients enables it to have

  1 year ago ago
Health Benefits Of Grains Of Selim(Hwentia) That Would Impress You

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Health benefits of Hwentia (Grain of Selim)

Grain of Selim, scientific name Xylopia aethiopica, is referred to as Hwentia in Akan, Chimba in Dagomba, So in Ga, Etso in Ewe, Chimba in Hausa, Djar in Wolof language, Eeru Alamo in Yoruba, Uda in Igbo. Its other names include Ethiopian pepper, Moor pepper, Senegal pepper, Negro pepper, kani pepper, kili, kimba, and Africa pepper. Grain of Selim contains diverse range of nutrients including copper, zinc, protein, camphene, manganese, alkaloids, diter penic, Limonene, Folic acid, flavanoid, vitamin A, vitamin

  1 year ago ago
Health benefits of Hwentia (Grain of Selim)

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Negro pepper: How to use this natural contraceptive used by our grandparents for ages

Before modern method of preventing unwanted pregnancies, our grandparents has a very natural way of birth control. But the folks of these days had neglected the most cherished remedies our grandparents used and have now resort to modern method of preventing pregnancies such as the use of condoms, contraceptive pills, IUCD. After they use the modern ways of preventing pregnancies they now complain of many side effects. Negro pepper also known as Uda seed or grains of Selim, known as Hwentia in Twi and Soh in

  1 year ago ago
Negro pepper: How to use this natural contraceptive used by our grandparents for ages

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Include Negro Pepper (Hwentia) In Your Diet And Enjoy These 20 Health Benefits

Medical advantages OF NEGRO PEPPER (HWENTIA) TO HUMAN  Logical name; Xylopia aethiopica  English name; Grains of Selim  Different names:  Ethiopian pepper  Senegal pepper  kili pepper  Africa pepper  Chimba – Hausa  Eeru Alamo – Yoruba  Uda – Igbo  Hwentia – Fante/Twi  *NUTRITIONAL VALUE*  Copper, zinc, protein, camphene, manganese, Alkaloids, Diter penic, Limonene, Folic corrosive, Flavanoid, Vitamins: A, B1, B2, C and E.  Medical advantages  1. Utilization of Negro pepper is useful for

  1 year ago ago
Include Negro Pepper (Hwentia) In Your Diet And Enjoy These 20 Health Benefits

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Importance of Bissap drink or Sobolo and how to prepare it on your own

Sobolo or bissap drink is a beverage which is actually medicinal made from the hibiscus flowers. Typically dark red in color and it flavor depends on your preference either you want it in a pineapple or Prekese flavor. Let's look at its benefits first. Depending on your reason in taking it determines it's outcome. Generally the sobolo drink is medicinal and it's benefits include 1. It lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels. 2. It helps in weight loss. 3. Because of the hibiscus flowers which contains some

  1 year ago ago
Importance of Bissap drink or Sobolo and how to prepare it on your own

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How to make the perfect Bissap drink (Sobolo)

 Bissap drink (Sobolo) is a known beverage in Ghana and West Africa on the loose. Sobolo is set up with Hibiscus leaf and seasoned with natural products. Ingredients 2 cups Hibiscus leaves 1 medium-sized riped Pineapple 2 tbsp Pineapple syrup 1/2 cup sugar Ginger 3 grains of Hwentia

  7 months ago ago
How to make the perfect Bissap drink (Sobolo)

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Combine The Root Of Lime Tree And Negro Pepper To Cure This Disease

Negro Pepper which is also known as " Hwentia", "Etso", "Diar", "Ethiopian Pepper", "Samaamdabile", "So" .....etc is an aromatic spice and preservative used in many foods and beverages. Dried negro peppers are usually used in folk medicine for increasing menstrual blood flow. However in this article, we are discussing how to Combine The Root Of Lime Tree And Negro Pepper To Cure Diabetes. Diabetes is a medical condition that occurs when the blood glucose, which is also known as blood sugar is too high. The blood

  1 year ago ago
Combine The Root Of Lime Tree And Negro Pepper To Cure This Disease

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Here Are The English Names Of These Popular Local Foods In Ghana.

In our daily life we come across a lot of Ghanaian local foods which in our own ways we coin the English names for them, neologized names may be accepted in our own small world but may formally not be acceptable. Has it ever occurred to you that your child can walk up to you one day to question about an English name for a popular Ghanaian local food following an assignment from his or her teacher? In order to be certain with the answer you will give to your child when that day come, please take some time to

  1 year ago ago
Here Are The English Names Of These Popular Local Foods In Ghana.