NINE HEALTH BENEFITS OF JUTE LEAF(EWEDU) YOU WON'T BELIEVE



The Jute leave which is commonly known as 'Ewedu' among (Yoruba’s) in Nigeria has been scientifically proven to be a very nutritious to man. Ewedu has been part of the south westerner’s diet for so many decades and it is popularly eaten among the West Africans. 

In Nigerian cuisine, especially amongst the Yorubas, it is commonly used in a stew known as ewedu, a condiment to other starch-based foods such as amala or added with gbegiri a local nigeria soup. In Northern Nigeria it is known as Ayoyo. They use it to cook a sauce called (Miyan Ayoyo) which is commonly served with Tuwon Masara or Tuwon Allebo.

Most do not really love to eat Okra soup maybe because of its spiritual effects but I can tell you that the Jute leaf is the best substitute for the okro soup. 

These are the Nutritional and Health Benefits of the Ewedu are:

PRESENCE OF ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS 

It contains nutrients such as Vitamin A, C and E which reduces Illness in the human body. With these vitamins, it prevents the body from degenerated diseases.




MAKES SKIN GLOW

The presence of the vitamins in the Jute leaf increases the production of collagen which keeps the skin firm and beautiful.

BOOST IMMUNE SYSTEM 

Ewedu leaves are also known for boosting immunity and nourishing the body system.

SLOWS THAN AGING PROCESS 

The slow down the aches and pains associated with aging, increases stamina with the presence of vitamin A.

FOR ANTI-INFLAMMATORY TREATMENT 

They are often used as anti-inflammatory treatment, as it is believed that it cures chronic inflammation of the urinary bladder.

IMPROVES EYE SIGHT 

With the presence of beta-carotene in them, they help improve the human Eyesight. 

RICH IN CALCIUM 

Ewedu leaves contain a high amount of calcium which contributes to stronger teeth and bones.

AS ANTI-OXIDANTS 

If you are concerned about wrinkles, ewedu is here to the rescue with its anti-oxidant substances.

RICH IN FIBRES

Being rich in fiber, continuous consumption of this slimy vegetable helps to regulate blood pressure, cholesterol build-up, and diabetes, lowers the risk of asthma, cancer and also prevent heart disease.

Complied by Clinicgists 

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