The Health Benefits And Side Effects Of Goron Tula “Silky Kola”
Goron Tula is a fruit popularly known as silky Kola. It is also known as tree hibiscus, Thespesia, and snot apple. Goron Tula originated from Nigeria. From Tula kaltungo Local government, Gombe State.
It is also seen in Adamawa State. Economically, it is valuable to the Northerners and it is an important source of food there.
Silky Kola was brought to its present fame in Nigeria and Africa at large by the Jaaruma Empire after much study of the fruit for many years. Goron Tula has been tested and trusted.
Its botanical name is Azanza garckeana and it is sold mostly in African countries such as Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, etc.
Many articles and books have been published on the usefulness of Silky Kola but most people did not take it seriously.
Goron Tula is of great value and eatable indigenous fruit. It is sweet and the nuts can be chewed. It is also called “African Chewing Gum”.
According to nutritionist Goron Tula is a miracle seed as it eases digestion, improves bowel movement, and curing fertility problems both in men and women.
Goron Tula Nutrients
This miracle fruit is composed of the following nutrient.
- vitamin A
- vitamin C
- vitamin B1 and B2
- vitamin E
Goron Tula is rich in many nutrients, most especially the fruit and the leaves. It is known to contain about 17 different types of amino acids including the 7 out of the 8 essential amino acids.
A good raw material for medicinal purposes
The seeds are rich in chemicals and nutrients; phytonutrients.
Silky Kola and Fertility
Goron Tula is highly aphrodisiac. That is the fruits encourages arousing or intensify sexual desire/ sexual performance.
Although the fruit is not as common as other fruits such as apple, pawpaw, orange, watermelon, etc. but its benefits are not comparable to other fruits; being the only one of its kind that can improve fertility in humans.
How to Eat Goron Tula
Snot apple can be enjoyed in different ways. Some of the ways it is eaten include:
- The seed can be chewed with the gum.
- It can also be eaten as fruit when it is ripe
- The Goron Tula can be soaked with water or honey and eaten like that
- It can be cooked with hot water and used in making porridge.
- You can mix it with other herbs: Goron Tula syrup.
The Health Benefits and Side Effects of Goron Tula
The importance and health benefits of goron tula cannot be overemphasized. Some of its health benefits are:
It enhances fertility:
The major function of goron tula is that, it is a fertility enhancer. This has been proven from research. Goron Tula is recommended as a natural way to boost fertility in both men and women.
This has reduced the taking of drugs to boost fertility.
It boosts Libido
According to research, goron tula has been proven to arouse sexual urges or drive. Therefore, people that are not always in the mood for sex either because they feel sex is boring or stressed can take advantage of this fruit and they will feel the urge and fun of sex.
It lubricates the Virginal
Goron tula induces virginal wetness. It keeps the virginal area moist and wet making it easy for women to reach orgasm during intercourse.
It also cleans the virginal from bad odor making it smell nice.
To feel the effect, chew about 5-10 pieces of goron tula seed or take one teaspoon of goron tula syrup in the morning and evening.
How to Make Goron Tula Juice
Soak the seeds in hot water allow the seeds to melt into liquid. Sieve and drink when cool. Your juice is ready
Side Effects of Goron Tula
As advantageous as the fruits there are some side effect which include:
Like many plant food, goron tula contains tannic acid therefore excess consumption of the fruit can make you susceptible to cancer.
Goron tula contains a high quantity of polyphenol which is harmless to most people while some few persons may have an adverse effect or side effect.
People with medical issues are advised to avoid fruits such as goron tula.
Where to Buy Goron Tula
The fruit can be bought in the local market or supermarket. It is available in almost all the States in Nigeria.
It can also be gotten from an online store such as JUMIA.