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Shea butter has some amazing properties which validate it for usage, it is estimated to have 50% weight of unsaturated fatty acids and another equal 50% weight of saturated fatty acids.  Shea butter is a popular extract from the nuts of the shea tree and also contains ingredients such as palmitic, stearic, oleic, and linoleic fatty acids that help to balance oils on your skin. Why is Nigerian Shea butter...

Ginger-clopedia: Herbal Cure and The Necessary Details

It is often said that "we do not appreciate what we have until we lose it" and this explains why we should start attaching more importance to ginger and see beyond using it as a food spice or a recipe for a special dish. Zingiber officinale (Ginger) acts as a treatment for ailments, and one of which will be an area of concentration is "Convulsion". Convulsion occurs both in children and adults, it is...

Hibiscus Tea- The Password to Good Health

One of the natural gifts that Africans often boast of due to its health benefits is the "Hibiscus flower" also known as zobo leaf in Nigeria. It functions as a lifesaver and helps reduce certain health risks/issues in the body. Hibiscus flower extracts (Drink/Tea) aid the maintenance and stability of a healthy profile in the body. A medicinal treasure that the majority do not attach much importance to. It...

Shea Butter-Skin Care Craft

Shea butter has succeeded over the years in restoring the health of every skin type, moisturizing, beautifying the skin, and also functions as a healing balm. Shea butter is one of the mastermind ingredients used in cosmetics production today. It helps to keep the skin shining and healthy. And when we say it works for all skin types, that is, you can use it on babies' skin as well, you do not have to...

Healthy Consumption- Sesame seeds

There are healthier ways to consume sesame seeds, making them essential tips for a superfood diet. Sesame seeds, locally called benne seeds especially in Nigeria, contain a good healthy source of protein, vitamin B, minerals, antioxidants, fibers, and fat plus other beneficial plant compounds. It makes more sense when a proven analysis is provided and for a start as to how healthy it is for consumption,...

The Power House- Dried Ginger

Apart from the amazing recipe ginger represent, it is an irresistible spice and a must-have in every home. Do you know that Nigeria ranks as the fourth largest producer of ginger? Yes! It has been in high demand even though it is expensive. And also the Third Largest Exporter of Dried Ginger in the World after China and India. It is very permissive to think or question the importance of ginger be it...

The Connection Between Hibiscus Flower and Cholesterol

High cholesterol is one of the major contributors to serious diseases, and by the way, cholesterol is a waxy substance found in our blood cells, and it is needed to boost healthy cells in the body. It only becomes a threat when it is excessive, increasing the chances of dealing with pressing health problems. It is always alarming and calls for treatment when it is either High or very low. cholesterol...

Shea Butter: A Perfect Skin Spread.

Shea butter is a tree nut product and an extract from the shea nut seeds. The fun fact about shea butter is that there is no medical documentation of any allergy whatsoever and it does not contain any chemical irritation that can be harmful to the skin, very suitable for all skin types. You can add shea butter to your general routine, it works for almost everything and is very effective. Talking about...

Sesame Seeds Brings A Lot To The Table

One of the things we always have to worry about and look out for is our health, there is a lot of benefit and balance linked with a healthy life and that is why it is very important and advisable that we monitor and do frequent check so we can stay alert and do the needful to stay immune to anything that poses as a threat to our health. You would not want to risk being affected or being caught unaware by...

How About a Nutritional Insurance?

Adding some healthy spice to your food should not be an ordinary kitchen routine but something you are intentional about, food spices give your meal an essential flavor and makes it very tasty and special, differentiating it from the regular way of preparing such a meal. This is an example of the detail, getting 5 chefs to prepare a particular meal, the interesting part is "the taste of that meal won't be...

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