Ehuru, also called African nutmeg, it is an African spice added to soups or stews. Its botanical name is Monodora Myristica, is a tropical plant of West African origin.

Ehuru comes in a hard shell that contains the seed, which is grounded, and the powder is added to traditional soups and dishes.

When cooking bear in mind that Ehuru has a strong flavor so a little goes a long way, you want to add just enough to compliment the other flavors, not overpower them.

Health benefits of Ehuru
Ehuru has been found by researchers to have loads of health benefits, such as
  • weight loss
  • blood pressure control
  • Kidney infections treatment
  • relief from headaches
  • helps with insomnia (insomnia – the inability to sleep).
Ehuru is rich in Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Vitamin-c, Folic acid, and many other anti-oxidants.


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