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Health Benefits and Wonderful reasons for you to drink Pure Nigerian Palm Wine

Drinking alcohol is one habit that many people have but have to constantly keep in check so as not to get out of hand. Hot drinks have been known to cause major problems like Anaemia, Seizures, Dementia, Cancer, Liver Cirrhosis, high sugar level, heart problems, and so much more. However, wines have been attributed to having different benefits. But, is Red Wine the only kind of wine that has health benefits? Absolutely not. In Nigeria, and within many parts of Africa, Palm Wine is a free gift of nature.
Palm wine is generally regarded as an alcoholic beverage that is created from the sap of various species of palm tree such as the palmyra, date palms, and coconut palms.
If you have stayed in African countries like Ghana, Cameroon, or Nigeria, then this is something that is not known to you. If, however, you have been discarding the fresh Palm Wine gotten from your very own country and taking exotic drinks, then you can never be so wrong. Palm wine tapping is popular in many parts of Nigeria, especially the east. When it is fresh, is can be really sweet, but as a result of fermentation, it gets sour and the alcohol level increases. Regardless, this wonderful milky drink has a taste that would leave you constantly wanting more.
Beyond its taste, it has wonderful health benefits. Here are some of them:
  • It fights against Cancer
Why indulge in drinks that cause the dangerous and dreaded Cancer, when you can enjoy one that actually does the opposite and fights off cancer?! Research has shown that Palm wine contains vitamin B2, which is also known as riboflavin. This simple antioxidant, is what aids in the fight against certain cancer causing agents known as ‘free radicals’. As such, moderate consumption of palm wine would help fight Cancer off.
  • It is great for the eyes
Another great advantage of consuming fresh Palm Wine, is that it is great for the eyes. It helps fight off issues with poor eyesight, and generally improves your vision. Palm Wine contains Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and Vitamin B1 (thiamine). Together, they help ensure your eyes stay fine and functional.
  • It serves as treatment for basic skin diseases, rashes, malaria, and stomach problems
We have always know that before the advent of western drugs and medical services, traditional healers used certain available items to heal diseases. Well, Palm Wine is one of them. Applying Palm Wine on your skin can cleanse you of rashes and other skin diseases. Also, it would amaze you to know that it is also used in the treatment of Malaria and Stomach upsets. For malaria, it is combined with other herbs and same goes for stomach upsets. Note that it is great for your nails as well.

  • It is loaded with nutrients
From the above, you can already tell that Palm Wine is loaded with wonderful nutrients that allow it possess these many functions. Some of the nutrients it contains include: Zinc, Protein, Carbohydrate, Magnesium, Various vitamins, and so much more. These nutrients are the very things that make it have all these benefits.
  • It controls cardiovascular diseases
Heart diseases are caused by a lot of these other kinds of alcohol. However, Palm Wine helps control it. What happens is that a moderate level of Palm Wine consumption, would reduce the risks associated with having heart diseases or even a heart failure. Hence, it serves as one of the advantages as well.

👉Always note that Palm Wine should be taken in moderation.


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