- 1 Where is bitter kola found in Nigeria?
- 2 Where can I get bitter kola?
- 3 Which state in Nigeria has bitter kola?
- 4 How much is bitter kola in international market?
- 5 Can bitter kola make you last longer in bed?
- 6 How much is a basket of bitter kola in Nigeria?
- 7 What bitter kola can cure?
- 8 What is the disadvantage of bitter kola?
- 9 Does bitter kola cure eye problem?
- 10 What are the benefits of bitter kola?
- 11 How long does it take bitter kola to grow?
- 12 What is the real name of bitter kola?
Where is bitter kola found in Nigeria?
In Nigeria, bitter kola can be sourced from the southern part of the country. Northern is one of the highest producers of bitter Kola in Nigeria. The product can be sourced mostly from southern part of the country in the following states in Ondo, Enugu, Osun, Oyo, Imo, Ogun etc.
Where can I get bitter kola?
Garcinia kola, often known as Bitter kola, is a flowering plant found mostly in the tropical rain forest region of Central and West Africa.
Which state in Nigeria has bitter kola?
Out of the three Agricultural Development Zones in the state, Ife/Ijesha Agricultural development zone was chosen because it is the major production area and higher number of bitter kola marketers in Osun state.
How much is bitter kola in international market?
The cost of bitter Kola in the international market is between $17 and $25 per kg. That transforms into well over $17,000/MT. The local cost of bitter kola ranges between N600 to N800 per kg, depending on the point of purchase.
Can bitter kola make you last longer in bed?
Chewing bitter kola few minutes before intercourse will help make you last longer in bed. Although researches and experiment have being conducted on male rats using bitter kola and it showed some level of effectiveness in boosting their sexual drive.
How much is a basket of bitter kola in Nigeria?
For the 70-72kg (one basket ) it will not cost more than N50, 000 naira, while the wrappers and carton won’t cost more than N10, 000 naira, bringing the total cost price or capital to about N60, 000 naira.
What bitter kola can cure?
Bitter kola has been used over the years to fight infections from the common cold to hepatitis. A 2018 study showed that bitter kola can help combat coughs, bacterial infections, and viral infections. Eating bitter kola when an infection starts may help fight the infection and make you feel better more quickly.
What is the disadvantage of bitter kola?
Bitter kola side effects Bitter kola can cause of mouth cancer. According to researches chewing kola nuts can lead to mouth or gastrointestinal cancer. Bitter kola contains quite a big amount of caffeine, that is why eating too much of this product can be quite unhealthy. Bitter kola can lead to glaucoma.
Does bitter kola cure eye problem?
Topical Garcinia kola 0.5% aqueous eye drops are as effective as timolol maleate 0.5% eye drops in lowering IOP in newly diagnosed glaucoma and ocular hypertensive patients. The mean IOP reducing efficacy after six months of use was similar in both groups.
What are the benefits of bitter kola?
The analysis of results show that the benefits derived from ingesting bitter kola were rated high for cough, bacterial or viral infection and anticancer. The results also show that most of the respondents consider bitter kola having low benefits for relieving food poison, diarrhea or stomach upset.
How long does it take bitter kola to grow?
Discouragingly, farmers believe that germination of G. kola takes about six to twelve months and that only few seeds germinate. They also believe that the tree takes a longer time of about eight to ten years to reach reproductive phase.
What is the real name of bitter kola?
Garcinia kola ( bitter kola (a name sometimes also used for G. afzelii) is a species of flowering plant belonging to the Mangosteen genus Garcinia of the family Clusiaceae (a.k.a. Guttiferae).