Enjoy the health benefits of ugwu


Telfairia occidentalis known as ugwu in Ibo is in the family cucurbitaceae, the calabash family. This vegetable has gained acceptability across Nigeria as a prime vegetable and this has improved its status as a utility pot herb and a medicinal herb. The cucurbitaceae is also the family of water melon citrulluslanatus, Cucurbitapepo (pumpkin) and the

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