ADEDENKRUMA SEEDS and LEAVES Health BENEFITS.
Adedenkruma is the Ghanaian word for castor seed or castor leaves….
CAVEAT: CASTOR SEEDS ARE VERY POISONOUS AND PREGNANT WOMEN SHOULD NOT TAKE IT AT ALL TO PREVENT MISCARRIAGE OR PREGNANCY LOSS.
I don’t want to bore you with too many intro sentences or words….here are the health benefits of adedenkruma seed and leaves you should know.
ADEDENKRUMA SEEDS and LEAVES Health BENEFITS
👉Adedenkruma seed removes ringworm
👉Adedenkruma seed oil is good for hair growth and thicker eye lashes.
👉Adedenkruma seed or leaves are good laxative and helps to treat constipation.
👉Adedenkruma seed oil are good antibacterial and antifungal.
👉Massaging adedenkruma seed oil into the affected joint helps relieve the extreme pains from arthritis.
👉Adedenkruma seed helps in reducing menstrual pain: The ricinoleic acid found in castor seeds (adedenkruma leaves) eases the flow of menstruation and relieves the extreme pain along with the cramps.
👉Adedenkruma seed is a potent contraceptive and has been used for birth control and family planning. Castor seed oil contains a protein called riccin. This protein, used in very small dosages, can be tremendously effective for birth control and birth spacing.
👉Adedenkruma seeds is very beneficial to nursing and breastfeeding mothers because it is a galactogogue. A galactogogue helps to promote the secretion and production of breast milk. Be careful with the use of adedenkruma seed oil for breastfeeding as it is not safe for babies.
👉Application of adedenkruma seed oil helps in fighting acne, stretch marks, dryness and sunburn among other things. Castor seed oil is one of the most vastly use ingredients for skin creams across the world that claim to treat stretch marks.
Summary of Uses of Adedenkruma Seed and Leaves
The most common form of usage of adedenkruma seeds is the oil. Adedenkruma oil is used for a large number of ailments, medicines, cosmetic products and so much more. It is widely used in hair care products and skin creams to promote a number of benefits. Adedenkruma seeds are also used in antimicrobial creams due to their medicinal properties.
You can use adedenkruma seed oil for a number of muscle and joint related ailments by simply massaging the oil on the affected areas. It is especially useful for nursing mothers who are having trouble lactating.
With all these benefits of adedenkruma seed stated here, it is very important for you to know that adedenkruma seed should be properly de-hulled (removal of the outer covering) be use….the outer covering contains a very toxic substance called riccin.