Atama leaves (Editan leaves) health benefits (Editan leaf and Fertility).

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Nutritional value of Atama leaf

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Botanical name for Editan leaf

Editan leaf in English

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Ataman leaf in Igbo

Editan leaf benefits


Abak Atama is one rich Efik soup made with Palm nut (Abak) and Atama leaves. This is their own version of Banga soup.. With periwinkle in shell and the orishirishi, made me conclude that this soup is a GO GO. Editan or atama leaf is popular among the Efik and Ibibio tribes in Akwa Ibom and Cross Rivers state in South-South Nigeria.


Botanical names of Ataman leaf

Atama leaf: Heinsia crinita

Botanical name of Editan plant or leaf

Editan Leaf: Lasianthera africana

Atama leaf in Igbo


Atama leaf in Hausa

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Atama leaf in Yoruba

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Nutritional value of Atama leaf

Atama Leaves are so delicious and nutritious. It is rich in fibres and vitamins like Vitamins A, B, C, E and Folic acid…and minerals like iron and calcium.

Editan Leaf/Atama leaves health benefits

1. Atama leaves is rich in iron and very beneficial in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia…it helps to boost red blood cell production..

2. Atama leaf or Editan leaf helps promote wound healing.

3. Treats constipation and promotes bowel movement

4. Editan and atama leaves helps to boost ovulation , increase libido and promote fertility and conception.

Atama leaves health benefits
Picture of atama leaves.

5. Atama leaf is perfect for persons that are diabetic as it helps regulate blood sugar.

6. Atama leaves reduces blood cholesterol level and increase good cholesterol in the human body.

7. Atama and Editan leaf should be added to the diet meal plan for weight loss.

8. Atama leaf contains Folic acid and helps to prevent spinal bifida in babies. Atama leaf soup is good for pregnant women and they should be encouraged to consume more.

9. Atama leaves is good for persons with gluten intolerance

10. Atama soup boost sperm production and helps in the treatment of low sperm count.

Editan leaf and fertility

This is how Editan leaf helps to boost FERTILTY:

1. In men, Editan leaf increase sperm count

2. In men , Editan leaf soup boost libido and erection any increasing blood flow to the genitals.

3. In women, Editan leaf boost ovulation and regulates menstruation.

4. In women, Editan soup is perfect in pregnancy and even increases of conception .

5. Editan is believed to help to shrink uterine fibroids but this is not true.

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