WONDERFUL KOLA.......And it Health and Medicinal Uses

Tips for healthy living: Benefits of wonderful kola



Wonderful kola, known as Buccholzia coriacea in the scientific world is mostly utilized as herb in Nigeria and has acclaimed tremendous medicinal prowess. Previous studies Nwaichi and Olua had demonstrated the abundance of phytochemicals of therapeutic benefits in the seeds of Buchholzia coriacea. 

It has been reported by numerous authors like Ajaiyeoba et al. to be effective in ameliorating numerous diseases like sinusitis, convulsion in children, earache, nasal congestion, syphilis, headache, smallpox and gonorrhea. The seeds are sometimes consumed to enhance memory retention 

Wonderful Kola have nutritive and calorific values which make them necessary in diets. Buccholzia coricea also known as “wonderful kola” is a perennial plant which grows as a tree. It belongs to the family capparaceae and its local name includes; ‘uworo’ (Yoruba), ‘owi’ (Edo), ‘uke’ (Igbo).

Silky kola 

The plant parts commonly eaten are the seeds which are either cooked or eaten raw.  It is also useful in the treatment of hypertension and also prevents premature aging; it has also been proved in Africa that wonderful kola has the ability to stop migraine/headache when applied on the fore head for ten minutes

It is a medicinal plant whose seed are extensively used as solutions for numerous diseases because it contain relevant chemical constituents of therapeutic appraisal. The medicinal and therapeutic potentials of plants have long been credited to the observed bioactive compounds inherent in them.  

 Goron tula


Wonderful Kola is touted to be very effective in treatment of men's strength and energy problems relating to impotence.  I believe most modern men do not know what Wonderful Kola is, because it is in a class by itself.

It is well known to the traditional Nigerian men and medical researchers.  It has Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa names to confirm they are known and used in local Nigerian communities.

Some of the medicinal benefits of wonderful kola as recommended by Dr Eleyinte Samuel, a traditional medicine practitioner in an article- Herbal Remedy to Diseases in Nigeria are as follows:

1. For treating impotency: Get three wonderful kola, cut it into pieces, prepare with hot (local gin) for two days, after that take a shot cup before breakfast and one after a meal in the night for three days. 

2. For ear disease: Grind a kola with hot (local gin) or water for a day, the next day, put two drops in each ear.
3. Typhoid and malaria: Get four wonderful kola, four ginger, four bitter cola cut them into pieces and prepare with two bottles of 7up soft drink for two days. Adult: two spoonfuls, children: one tablespoon.

4. Toothache: Get one kola, grind and put inside local gin for some minutes, then put in your mouth for three minutes.

5. Intestinal worms: Get 2 wonderful kola, grind and put in tonic water for two days. Adult: two tablespoon and Children: one tablespoon, two times daily. 

6. Rheumatism: Get four wonderful cola, four ginger, five bitter cola, 2 alligator pepper, scent leaf, pound together and prepare with dry gin. Take two spoons in the morning and in the evening.

7. Gonorrhoea: Wonderful kola, potash, tobacco leaf, 15 ampicillin capsules, prepare with dry gin. Take two spoons in the morning and at night. Cholera: Buy 3 wonderful kola, prepare with lime juice and scent juice for 2 days. An adult should take two spoons; children, one spoon four times daily.

8. For whit-low: Grind one wonderful kola and put in lime juice to ferment, put your affected finger in it for ten minutes. Do it repeatedly until it disappears.

Side Effects:

Wonderful kola is a medicinal plant with lots of benefits on humans. This miracle kola may mild side effects on humans if you consume it in excess. Some of the side effects of wonderful kola are
1. Allergy
2. A cough

Given the medicinal prowess of Wonderful Kola, it should used after consulting with someone who is knowledgable in its application and use, to avoid overdose.

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If you have not yet received Jesus as Lord and Saviour, please do so now, tomorrow may be late.  Confess your sins to God in prayer and ask Jesus to come into your heart and reign as Lord and Saviour.

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