PAWPAW- CARICA PAPAYA- BROFRE

Pawpaw is botanically known as Carica papaya L. of the family Caricaceae. It has synonyms such as Carica hermaphrodita Blanco and Carica mamaya Vellon.  Common names include Pawpaw; melon tree, mummy apple, Papaya (English),Papayer (French). In Ghana it is known in Akan as Brofre, borofere, boroferedua, buruku-mani, Ga-Dangbe as Akpakpa,  and Ewe as adiba. PLANT…

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LIPPIA MULTIFLORA – Sareso nunum

LIPPIA MULTIFLORA – Sareso nunum The botanical name is Lippia multiflora Mold of the family Verbenaceae. Synonyms includes Lippia adoensis Hochst.; Lippia grandifolia Hochst. ex Walp. Common names of lippia are Bush tea; Gambian tea bush, Healer herb and etc. The twi vernacular name in Ghana is Sareso nunum . Lippia stout woody, aromatic perennial shrub;…

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HYPERTENSION

Hypertension, also referred to as high blood pressure, is a condition in which the arteries have persistently elevated blood pressure that it may eventually cause health problems, such as heart disease. Blood pressure is determined both by the amount of blood your heart pumps and the amount of resistance to blood flow in your arteries.…

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