Health benefits of drinking boiled prekese. Drinking prekese tea.

Tetrapleura tetraptera (Prekese) as scientically called is a flowering plant species in the Peg family that is native to Western Africa. The plant is called Prekese in the Twi dialect of Ghana and Aidan in English .It is well known for its medicinal benefits and aromatic flavor.

It may be found almost in every home in Ghana and Nigeria. People add them to their soups and other dishes to give it a natural aromatic taste.

It is sometimes used to flavor some soft drinks. Some people mix them with other herbs and alcohol to make bitters to cure some diseases.

In this article, we going to look into the preparations and health benefits of boiled prekese.

How to prepare boiled prekese. How to prepare prekese drink

For medicinal purposes, you are to cut few pods of prekese l into pieces and boil in water for about 40 minutes. Drink half cup morning and evening for a month. In serious cases, the pods are ground and mixed with honey or palm kernel oil. Leaves, roots and bark are also cooked like the fruits and taken twice daily to get the following health benefits listed below.

Health benefits of drinking boiled prekese.

1. Hypertension:

Extract from the boiled fruits, leaves, roots, and bark of prekese plant is used to prevent and control high blood pressure.

2. Fibroid:

Prekese fruits are highly effective in the prevention, shrinking and total treatment of fibroids in women. Women who use Aidan fruits to spice up their foods or drink boiled prekese water daily rarely develop fibroids. Those who already have fibroids can drink boiled prekese juice to shrink it.

Health benefits of drinking boiled prekese
Prekese tea|Aidan tea

3. Arthritis:

Boiled Aidan fruit possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidative properties which are highly effective in the prevention, management, and treatment of arthritis. Boiled prekese relieves pains of arthritis.

4. Epilepsy and Convulsions:

Different studies have revealed that extract from boiled prekese fruits possesses anticonvulsant and brain stabilizing properties which are the reason for its inhibitory effects on the central nervous system in preventing convulsions and epilepsy.

5. Erection:

Boiled Prekese water mix with garlic improves erection and sexual libido in men.

6. Boosts the immune system:

Prekese fruits contain key minerals and vitamins such as vitamin A, B, C and D, zinc, iron, potassium, calcium, magnesium, selenium etc. These essential minerals and vitamins help to strengthen the body immune system. So, taking prekese tea help boost the immune system to fight against diseases.

7. Diabetes and Cholesterol

Drinking boiled prekese tea daily helps to lower blood sugar and blood cholesterol level. This helps to protect the heart.

8. Boost ovulation and Menstruation

Drinking boiled prekese tea helps to boost ovulation and increases the number of eggs released during ovulation (increases chances of twinning)… Boiled prekese also helps regularises menstruation and restores ceased menstruation. Boiled prekese boost fertility in both men and women.

What sickness does prekese cure?

1. Stomach ulcer – prekese tea helps relieve ulcer

2. Malaria

3. Obesity

4. Candidiasis?

5. Skin infection.

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