kola nut

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Synonyms for kola nut

bitter brown seed containing caffein

tree bearing large brown nuts containing e.g. caffeine

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The kola nut has some reported benefits for health.
Many times, however, we see the kola nut eaters over-chew so much that they not just lose the appealing innocence of their dentition, but they soil and sell the soul of their community to dark forces.
As a result, yam, beans, melon and maize were treated under food crops, while cocoa and kola nut were treated under cash crops.
[5] showed that Phragmanthera capitata of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) showed greater promise for its antibacterial potential (MIC of 1.25 mg/mL to 5 mg/mL in the organic solvents) than the ones harvested from kola nut and cocoa (MIC of 100 mg/mL to 200 mg/mL).
RIYADH: Nigerian pilgrims have been asked not to bring kola nuts during the Haj this year.
The emergence of wage earners modified social relations between elders and juniors, between men and women, and in a certain way, the kola nut, the main offering in these cults, highlights this new economic order and its entrepreneurial spirit.
Fresh samples of kola nut (Cola acuminata) seeds were purchased at the Erekesan market in Akure metropolis, Nigeria.
Kathleen McGarvey, a lecturer at Good Shepherd Major Seminary in Kaduna, likened the untapped potential of Nigerian women to their being sidelined in the Igbo tribal ritual of the breaking of the kola nut, a fruit of the African tropical rainforest.
We also see a bit more of Achebe's mother in this memoir--just a glimpse, enough to give us a picture, in the kola nut tree incident, of her strength and resolve, and the forge from which Achebe claims his own moral consciousness: "It is her peaceful determination to tackle barriers in her world that nailed down a very important element of my development--the willingness to bring change gently." Here, we have Achebe's philosophical measure of himself as an incrementalist rather than a revolutionary intellectual.
BrewGod listed them as "creatine, guarana, lycii berries, kola nut, Gingko, matcha tea, maca powder, and steroids."
New Sugarcane Cola Syrup from Monin is flavored with real kola nut extract and sweetened with natural pure cane sugar for the authentic taste of original, classic cola, evoking nostalgia for summer days spent at the soda fountain.
That's because some drinks contain additives such as guarana, kola nut and yerba mate, all of which contain caffeine.
Guarana, yerba mate, kola nut, and green tea extract arc common dietary supplement ingredients, and their names would be printed on the label's ingredient listing.
The Body Vitality products support physical performance using baobab or rhodiola, for example, and the Energy products use mate, guarana or kola nut to provide a fast-acting boost of energy.
Chill Beverage Company Inc's Chill Soda is one new example of a soft drink that is positioning itself as a "healthy soda." The drink is sweetened using agave and comes in flavours such as guava and limon (lime and lemon), pome (pomegranate and berries), and kola (made from kola nut).