In West Africa, Prekese is from the plant Tetrapleura tetraptera (locally known as Aridan), hence at times called Aidan Fruit. Prekese is used as a spice for food and tea. It's an excellent African Tea for those interested in herbal Africa herbs. It has many medicinal benefits and it is a dietary supplement rich in vitamins. Prekese is mostly found in Ghana, West Africa. It is used to prepare palm nut soup and other types of soups especially what is known by most Ghanaians as light soup because of its perceived medicinal benefits and whetting aroma.