Previously, scientists have found listed common foods that could boost libido to include watermelon, onions, nutmeg, ginger or tonic root, date palm, tropical almond, goat head, alligator pepper
, tomatoes, banana, velvet bean (werepe in Yoruba and agbala in Ibo), and fluted pumpkin (ugu in Ibo).
From alligator pepper
seeds, which in the Yoruba culture are given to newborn babies to taste a few minutes after birth, to charoli seeds, which are used in traditional Indian desserts eaten during the festival of Holi, and caraway seeds, which were added to medieval love potions, each spice has its own significance in the lives of the people who use it.
The polyphenol extracts of alligator pepper, ginger and nutmeg displayed good antioxidant as well as antiglycation potential.
Antiglycation, antioxidant and toxicological potential of polyphenol extracts of alligator pepper, ginger and nutmeg from Nigeria.
Alligator pepper (Aframomum melegueta) is a tropical herbaceous perennial plant with both medicinal and nutritive values found commonly in rainforest.
The aim of this work was to evaluate the antimicrobial activities of oil extracted from alligator pepper (A.
The matured alligator pepper seeds were purchased from market and sundried for 3-4 h for two days with the pod.
Returning to London where he met his wife and worked as a civil servant at the Department of Health, his love of cooking led him to start making sauces using exotic ingredients native to Africa including baobab fruit, coconut, and alligator pepper
It has a healthy dose of alligator pepper
, a dash of coriander and a nice addition of Stone-style hops.
The couple use ingredients native to or commonly used in Africa like baobab fruit, cashew nuts, alligator pepper
cubeb and hibiscus flowers to produce a twist on a range of common sauces like ketchups, savoury jams and relishes.