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Fresh Ewedu leaf

Fresh Ewedu leaf

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Fresh Ewedu leaf

One leafy vegetable we all love to eat is Jute Leaves. Common among the Yorubas and famously called “Ewedu”, this green slimy soup is a healthy meal. It is called Ahingbara in Igbo and Rama in Hausa. This vegetable is christened with names including, Molokhia or Corchorus Olitorus as its botanical name. Jute Mallow Leaves is very edible as it can be eaten raw, taken as a drink, boiled or prepared as a soup. It is usually blended, either with a manual blender or jute broom. It originated from Egypt and is a good source of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.

The leaves contain almost all of the nutrients needed by humans and are high in antioxidant property,primarily in the form of Vitamin E. These antioxidants combine with free radicals that cause health problems like arthritis, hardening of arteries, heart and kidney ailments and inhibit the harmful and destructive effects of these radicals.
It is also used as herbal medicine to control or prevent dysentery, worm infestation and constipation. Ewedu leaves are rich in vitamins, carotinoids, calcium, potassium and dietary fibres. Although it has been grown for food, in recent times it has been discovered that ewedu has many other benefits, including anti-ageing benefits.

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