African walnut

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tropical African timber tree with wood that resembles mahogany

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The rats induced with hypertension were treated with 70 mg/kg, 140 mg/kg, 210 mg/kg body weight of water extract of African walnut and lisinopril 5 mg/kg respectively for additional 21 days.
The researchers suggested that the significant decrease in blood pressure may be due to the action of flavonoids and saponins contained in the water extract of African walnut.
African walnut is known as Ukpa by Igbos, Awusa by Yoruba, and Gawudi bairi by Hausas.
African walnut is known to be rich in protein, fat, carbohydrate but low in fibre and ash content.
Previously, researchers have revealed African walnut to be useful in ulcer treatment as well as in tackling male fertility by boosting sperm productions in testicles.
While there is no cure, making small changes like daily intake of African walnuts can make a difference in lowering blood pressure.
In a study, experts found that African walnuts possess a blood pressure-lowering effect in hypertensive rats.
According to them, African walnuts have been proven effective for keeping the blood vessels that supply the heart flexible and reducing the damage caused by fatty food due to its high content of Omega-3 fatty acids, phytosterols and antioxidants.
The researchers, who said that the consumption of African walnuts should be encouraged, declared that there was the need to research on its possible preservation as the plant is seasonal.
The main focus of the refurbishment is the hotel's three front doors which will replaced by a single double door made out of sustainable African walnut.
In the past, mansonia has been called African black walnut, but the name African walnut is more often associated with another wood, Lovoa trichilioides.
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