Goron Tula contains multiple classes of compounds such as:
This compounds all contribute to why the seed has been described as a miracle fruit.
Please, scroll down to read more about the Health Benefits of this seed.
Goron Tula (Hausa) or African chewing gum is a miracle fruit. Its other names are; Thespesia, Silky Kola or Azanza Garckeana.
It is a genus of 13 flowering shrubs and trees in the Hibiscus family.
This article is not particular about the origin of the tree, but what it offers every human who would munch its fruits.
The fruit is growing in popularity because of the health benefits it offers and these have been identified by researches which would be quoted in this article.
Health Benefits Of Goron Tula
Another name for it is snot apple. This miracle fruit is edible and it is mostly found in Tula, a community in Kaltungo Local Government Area of Gombe State and in Michika, a community in Adamawa State, all in Nigeria.
According to a research by Alfred Maroyi published on Science Alert, Goron Tula “(Azanza Garckeana) is also traditionally used to treat or manage at least 22 human diseases and ailments”.
That is huge.
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“Multiple classes of compounds including alkaloids, amino acids, ascorbic acid, carotenoids, cyanogenic glucosides, flavonoids, lipids, phenols, saponins and tannins have been isolated from Azanza garckeana.
The research says Goron Tula seeds could be used as herbal medicine for diseases and ailments such as:
- Boost Libido – It is a great addition to diet for persons who are experiencing poor libido as a result of stress or other conditions.
- Helps in Vagina lubrication – Goron Tula has been recommended for Women who find it hard to reach orgasm, as it helps in lubrication of the vagina. This is why some ladies prefer to call it vagina tightener.
- Chest pains
- Liver problems
- Menstruation problems
- Sexually transmitted infections.
- Helps prevent cancer
- Lowers Blood Sugar (for diabetics)
- Helps prevent High Blood Pressure
As a result of these compounds in the seed, researchers recommend that people who are waiting to conceive should eat it often.
It can be used as a fertility enhancer and therefore should be encouraged as it will minimize the dependence on synthetic drugs as fertility enhancing agents, a research published on Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare.
Daily Trust also quoted a nutritionist, Miss Chidera Ezenwafor, as saying that Goron Tula is a miracle seed. She says it can also assist in improving bowel movement, ease digestion and improve the body immune system.
You may also find our article on 4 Natural Ways Of Preventing Infection And Cleansing Vagina helpful
Goron Tula is safe for consumption across all ages.
How To Use
You can chew it raw, after extracting the seed.
Also, you can soak Goron Tula fruits in a small amount of warm water to make jelly.
If the fruit is hard, soak in warm water for few minutes to make it soft before you eat it. Ensure that you take out the seed.
You can also boil the fruits and use them as relish or prepare as porridge.