Have You heard about Goron Tula (Azanza garckeana)? It is known as miracle fruit because of its numerous health benefits. Goron tula is known as apple snot, silky kola in English, at times it is referred to as African chewing gum because it is chewy. The fruit belongs genus of 13 flowering shrubs in the Hibiscus family , it is very sweet and edible.
Goron tula is very popular in Tula, a community in Kaltungo Local Government Area of Gombe State and Michika, a community in Adamawa State both in northern Nigeria.
Based on a research by Alfred Maroyi published on Science Alert, Goron Tula can be used traditionally to treat or manage at least 22 human diseases and ailments.
Garon tula contains certain chemical constituent such as
- amino acids,
- ascorbic acid,
- cyanogenic glucosides,
As a result of these compounds, it possess a wide range of pharmacological activities such as antibacterial, antifungal, antihyperglycemic, antimalarial, antioxidant and iron absorption.
Based on research, it has been used to treat chest pains, cough, liver problems,prevention of cancer and menstrual problems, it can be used for weight loss. Other benefits include
1. It Helps in Vagina Lubrication And Tightening
Goron tula is very effective in women with dry vagina because it stimulates the production of vagina wetness and is perfect for keeping the vagina area moist and wet. It has been recommended for women who have difficulty reaching orgasm. Chew about 5-10 pieces to feel the effect very well down there but this is dependent on your body type, you may chew more or less before you get the result.
2. It helps to increase libido
Goron tula is used to boost libido as consumption of the fruit helps in developing strong desires for sexual intercourse and also serves as an aphrodisiac several rounds of having sex with your partner. People experiencing lowered libido, as a result of stress or other health conditions should try goron tula.
3. It helps to boost fertility
Researchers believe that goron tula can be used as a fertility enhancer and it minimises the dependence on synthetic drugs as fertility-enhancing agents. It has iron absorbing properties which can enhance fertility. Research published in Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare suggests that the fruit should be encouraged.
4. It helps to improve digestion
Garon tula helps to improve digestion. It improves bowel movement that helps to improve digestion.
5. It helps to boost the immune system
Garon tula contains antioxidants like ascorbic acids, carotenoids. These antioxidants helps to mop up free radicals that are usually associated with chronic diseases. It strengthens the immune system.
6. It helps to lowers blood sugar
Garon tula is good for diabetic patients. It helps to lower blood sugar level.
Goron Tula can be eaten raw, it is safe for consumption across all ages. You can chew the flesh of the fruit raw, after extracting the seed. Also, you can soak Goron Tula fruits in a small amount of water to make jelly, this will make it easier to chew. Similarly, the miracle fruit could be boiled and made into porridge.