What You Gain From Eating Iru/dawadawa/locust Beans

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Dental Care The bark can be infused, soaked and boiled for use as a mouthwash and for treating toothache. Dermatological Care The root, bark, pod and leaves of the African locust beans can be infused, soaked and used for bathing by individuals suffering from skin infections such as leprosy and sores. It can also be applied to the skin to soothe burns. Treatment of Respiratory Infections It can be macerated (infused or soaked in liquid) for treating respiratory infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, cold, cough and fever. Treatment of Gastrointestinal Disorders African locust bean is a rich source of tannins and as such both the seeds, roots, stems, barks, fruits, flowers and leaves can be used for treating gastrointestinal diseases such as diarrhoea and ulcer. Ocular Care The roots of the locust bean are used in folk medicine for preparing lotion for sore eyes. Studies reveal that it helps to promote good eyesight. This post is for enlightenment purposes only. Remember to always consult your health care provider before making any health-related decisions or for counselling, guidance and treatment about a specific medical condition. You can contact us for your dried and or powder locust beans/iru/dawadawa/ogiri. 0 8. 1. 1. 327. 3 3. 3. 7

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