A descriptive cross-sectional study on various uses and outcomes of Garcinia Kola among people of Oshimili North in the Delta State of Nigeria
Icheku, V, Onianwah, IF and Nwulia, A (2019). A descriptive cross-sectional study on various uses and outcomes of Garcinia Kola among people of Oshimili North in the Delta State of Nigeria. AYU. 39 (3), pp. 132-138.
|Authors||Icheku, V, Onianwah, IF and Nwulia, A|
Background: A preliminary review of literature for this study shows that the use of Garcinia Kola (bitter kola) as plant medicine is common among Africans but no scientific evidence to support its uses to prevent or treat common medical conditions. The purpose this study, therefore, is to determine whether ingesting bitter kola could provide relief for common health conditions such as cough and flu symptoms, food poison, act as anti-bacteria, anti-virus, anticancer and libido enhancement.
|Journal citation||39 (3), pp. 132-138|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI)||doi:10.4103/ayu.AYU_195_16|
|29 Mar 2019|
|Publication process dates|
|Deposited||13 Dec 2018|
|Accepted||30 Nov 2018|
|Accepted author manuscript|
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