Health benefits of Turkey berries (Kwahu Nsusua/Abedru)

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They are found in numerous countries around the globe; some of these countries are Ghana, China, Thailand, Guyana, Barbados, South America, Indonesia, Florida, Alabama, Brazil, Mexico, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, and Puerto Rico.

Health benefits of Turkey berries:

1. Treats and prevents Anemia.

Iron, which aids in the production of red blood cells, is abundant in turkey berries. This makes turkey berries a perfect candidate for getting rid of anemia.

2. Treatment and prevention of Diabetes.

Turkey berries contain certain nutrients that regulates blood sugar levels. Include powdered dry leaves of the turkey berry plant in your daily diet. If you don’t like the leaves, simply consume the turkey berries.

3. Can prevent and treat stroke.

Powerful antioxidants like saponins, flavonoids, torvosides, alkaloids, glycosides, tannins, and cholorogenome, that are known to get rid of stroke can be found in a turkey berry.

4. Helps prevent problems associated to menstruation.

Some nutrients in turkey berries help prevent irregular menstrual cycles and menstrual cramps.

5. Treats any disease related to the respiratory system.

Add turkey berries to your daily diet to get rid of phlegm, mucus, asthma, catarrh, cough, cold, flu, inflammation of the lungs and many others.

6. Treats or prevents any disease related to the Kidney.

According to numerous researches, individuals with any sort of kidney related issues can get rid of them by simply consuming turkey berries regularly.

7. Treats arthritis.

The leaf of turkey berry contains a natural steroid known as soasoline which makes it extremely good as far treatment of arthritis is concerned.

8. Treats lower back pain.

They can get rid of uric acid in any area of the body that experiences pain; uric acid is the one of the main pain causing agents.

Turkey berries are also efficient anti-inflammatory agents.

9. Prevents cancer.

The antibacterial and antifungal properties of turkey berries makes them perfect for preventing unnecessary and excessive cell growth. One of the cancers turkey berries can prevent easily is lung cancer.

10. Treats indigestion and several diseases related to the stomach.

Turkey berries, when consumed, are known to neutralise acid in the stomach and also prevent unnecessary indigestion, stomachaches, and diarrhea.

11. Toothache treatment.

In Malaysia, seeds of turkey berries are smoked to treat toothache.

12. Antidote to snakebites.

A turkey berry plant, in India, is used as an antidote for snakebites.

13. Treatment of rheumatism.

In Philippines, the roots of a turkey berry plant is dried and processed into a medicine to treat rheumatism.

14. For treating Vaginal bleeding.

In Mexico, the plant is used to treat any vaginal bleeding that occurs outside menstruation.


 1.  Treats anemia.

 2. Treats diabetes.

 3. Treats stroke.

 4. Prevents menstrual cycle problems.

 5. Treatment for any kind of disease associated to the respiratory tract.

 6. Treats kidney diseases.

 7. Treats arthritis.

 8. Treats lower back pain.

 9. Prevents cancer.

10. Treats indigestion and stomach related issues.

11. Treats toothache.

12. Snakebites antidote.

13. Treats rheumatism.

14. Treats vaginal bleeding that occurs outside menstruation.