Cynthia Adeh Ekpong

Cynthia Adeh Ekpong
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I'm Cynthia Adeh Ekpong, and I write about African Herbs and how they benefit our health. It pains me that we Africans spend more money buying drugs for minor issues instead of using herbs around us for little or no amount. My goal in 54history is to bring more awareness to our African herbs.
African Herbs

Discover the unique history and benefits of African yam bean

Sphenostylis stenocarpa, also known as African yambean, is a vital root crop in Africa, similar to a potato. The tuber has thick, brown skin and white, crisp, and juicy flesh that tastes like potatoes when cooked. But, it's mainly grown...

African Herbs

Health benefits of Okra.

When it comes to food, Africa is blessed with so much variety and richness. We’ll be talking about Okra, also known as Gumbo, and Lady's fingers. It happens to be one of the healthiest vegetables out there. Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)...

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