Garcinia kola, often known as Bitter kola, is a flowering plant found mostly in the tropical rain forest region of Central and West Africa. African fresh Organic BITTER KOLA (Garcinia Kola). Very good for the body and source of over 100 types of Vitamins. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. The nut which is about 3-5 cm in length has an ellipsoid shape. A brown to deep brown peel covers it. This peel is removed before it is eaten.
Garcinia kola is used for bronchitis (Improves lung function), Reduces eye pressure (Glaucoma), Remedy for osteoarthritis, Helps weight loss,improves male fertility, protect against malaria, prevents throat infections, colic, head or chest colds, and cough. It is also used for liver disorders . Bitter Kola was eaten mostly by the elderly people because of their belief that it could prolong life.
But the truth is that researches in modern science have revealed that bitter kola contains chemical compounds that will help the breakdown of glycogen in the liver and has other medicinal uses which account for its longevity property in man. This is the best quality of the Seed from Nigeria.