Cynthia Adeh Ekpong

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

13 Surprising benefits of NEEM LEAF.

Neem Tree, also known as 'Azadirachta indica,' is a tree native to India. Neem leaf is also called Dogoyaro in Nigeria.Neem is best known for its anti-aging properties. Due to its antioxidant properties, neem protects the skin from harmful UV...

African Herbs

The siam weed; The healing weed.

The healing weed. Chromolaena odorata, also known as Siam weed, is filled with lots of amazing benefits. It's known in some areas as Ewe Akintola(Yoruba), Abalidiegwu(Igbo), Awolowo leaf, and independence weed. Despite it being called a weed, it's packed with...

African Herbs

10 BENEFITS OF GINGER

Ginger is one of the most popular herbs in the world. It's found in almost every home. It's commonly included in stews and zobo(hibiscus tea) in west Africa. Ginger can be used in different forms; fresh, dried, powdered, supplements, and...

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