Sunday, 1 November 2015
SOME FACTS ABOUT ZANTHOXYLUM RUTACEAE BY OLALEKAN ODUNTAN.
Yoruba people call it Orin ata. Zanthoxylum rutaceae does not only take care of our health issues, but it also fights certain diseases in our bodies. It is a gift from mother nature to us and it is found in the bush just like any other plant. The roots or backs of zanthoxylum rutaceae can be cut into small pieces and soaked in the water for drinking to battle human beings' ailments such as sickle cell anaemia, veneral diseases, cough and tuberculosis. Zanthoxylum rutaceae also cures a disease like cancer which is the problem afflicting some people in the world today. Orin ata as it is being referred to by the Yoruba people fights and cures problems of mouth odour and sore throat. It also cures the diseases like urinary disorders and arthritis. Zanthoxylum rutaceae cures disease like gonorrhoea which is often the problem associated with mating in man and woman. Whichever way we look at it, Orin ata or Zanthoxylum rutaceae is a plant from Almighty God to us and it is available in the local herbs market to take care of our different ailments. Orin ata or zanthoxylum rutaceae can also be used to clean or wash our mouths daily to avoid or fight mouth odour or tooth decay.