Alligator pepper (also known as mbongo spice or hepper pepper) is a West African spice made from the seeds and seed pods of Aframomum danielli, A. citratum or A. exscapum. It is a close relative of grains of paradise.
Alligator pepper cure fibroids.
Proper nutrition and a healthy lifestyle can be a sure way to control fibroids. Around 40% of women are registered with fibroids before reaching menopause. One of the best herbal answers to the fibroid problem is Alligator pepper. It helps your liver with detoxification and prevents or even illuminate fibroids. If you have fibroids and want to stick to the natural herbal treatment of the issue, then try to use Alligator pepper.
It has aphrodisiac properties to treat sexual dysfunctions.
Some studies revealed that Alligator pepper have aphrodisiac properties. Therefore, it can increase sexual desire for men and women. Also, studies show that Alligator pepper can help male with premature ejaculation. Scientists of America give a hypothesis that this herb can be potentially used as a painless therapy for male patients with sexual dysfunctions.
It has anti-oxidizing properties.
As known, free radicals in your body can lead to a variety of diseases up to cancer. Alligator pepper seeds are used in traditional medicine as a super source of phytonutrients, like saponin, cardiac glycoside, flavonoids, alkaloids, terpenoids and phenolic compound. This mix of nutrients hunt free radicals and protect hepatotoxins, tumours, platelet aggregation, viruses, microbes, and allergens.
Healing of wounds
In ancient times, warriors of African tribes used Alligator seeds to heal wounds. The seeds of the herb are perfect elements of concoctions to heal and treat wounds. The seeds should be crushed and applied to a wound for the healing effect. The pepper contains TANNIN. This element is notoriously known for its astringent properties, which is effective in treating burns, healing woods and easing the pain of inflamed mucous membrane.
Alligator pepper cure gastrointestinal Disorders.
Extract of the seeds can be perfectly used for treating gastrointestinal disorders. The elements contained in the seeds can be effective against intestinal worms, ulcers, diarrhoea and stomach pain.
For high blood pressure.
According to the various studies conducted by Institutes, the plant can be a perfect treatment for patients with hypertension. The amino acids contained in the pepper seeds help patient to regulate cholesterol level and blood pressure in the body.
The leaves of Alligator pepper are used in herbal medicines for treating and preventing malaria. Moreover, scientists assume that it can be used as a component for further study of treating the disease.
The aqueous extract of the plant is analgesic in nature and as such can be used for relieving and alleviating pains such as joint pain, toothache, stomach pain, arthritic pain and rheumatoid pain.
Lowers blood sugar.
Individuals with diabetes might find very good in ensuring the regulation of their blood sugar, thus protecting them from complications of the disease such as blindness and limb amputation. Surprised that alligator pepper has multipurpose? The medicinal uses of the plant date back ages and recently scientists in a new study corroborate its usefulness in lowering blood sugar under laboratory conditions.
Alligator pepper is a sperm booster.
Researchers at the University of Lagos report it to be a sperm booster. Also, the Nigerian Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) says that chewing alligator pepper improves sperm count while the leaf juice improves female fertility and regulates and regulates menstrual flow