Palm Wine is good for your body.
Commonly, palm wine is used as the material of beverage and also used as natural drugs to maintain the body health. Palm wine has about 8 until 9pHs.
Beside palm wine is used as the main material to make some beverages and sweet things.
There are lots of nutritional substances contained in palm wine.
Palm wine might be known as a local alcoholic drink which has a sweet taste when freshly tapped and is enjoyed by many that love it either when sweet or sour, thus refreshing all the time but it is more than that!
In as much as it does all of the above, most people still fail to understand that palm wine contains rich nutrients which provide the body lots of amazing benefits which are discussed below:
This is one of the primary functions of Palm wine which many people are aware of buy may not really know what nutrients actually does the work. The presence of the vitamins in palm wine such as Vitamin C and B's have a vital role which they play in improving eye vision.
While vitamin C helps in building the connective tissues of the body and the blood vessels of the eye preventing related eye problems like cataracts, muscular degeneration etc
Vitamin B1 and B12 help in solving vascular related issued that concern the retina which could result in chronic inflammation and more.
Generally, vitamins help in keeping the eye healthy and moist as it's deficiency can cause eye twitches or eye muscle spams as a result of eye dryness caused by the lack of potassium.
This benefits can't be gotten from any other alcoholic beverage even those that promise it does and this could be the sole reason people who live in the villages, especially our grandparents, tend to have a better eyesight due to their intake if palm wine which seems yo be their top alcoholic drink.
2. Build the Body's Structure
Protein is an essential nutrient which the body cannot do without, and palm wine contains lots of amino acids whose main function is to act as the building block of the macro - nutrient -Protein
Thus, it helps in building and improving the body cells and as well help to store nutrients in the body which is vital for the functions of the body's organ. It also plays a major role in the repairing of the body's tissues, structures of the bones and muscles.
3. Improve Hair and Skin
Palm wine does more than is expected of it, it contains nutrients which helps in nourishing the skin, the hair and even the nails (fingers and toes alike)such as the vitamins, zinc , magnesium and other which plays a very important role in the improvement.
It also helps in the promoting of new body cells by removing the dead cells in the body and replacing it, thereby giving the skin a soft, smooth and better appearance.
4. Used To Treat Skin Rashes
In most places, palm wine can be used externally in the treatment of skin conditions such as rashes, ezcema etc especially in small children. It is done by rubbing the affected areas with unadulterated palm wine. Its content on vitamins will help soothe the skin and relieve such skin issues
5. Increase Breast Milk
This is one of the functions of Palm Wine in the body which most people especially those in the villages are aware of. Though it is widely believed that taking of palm wine help increase breast milk in lactating mothers but scientifically, it hasn't been proven. But still that doesnt make the saying all wrong as most of the diseases and cure for the treatment of various health conditions are from naturally occurring plants and vegetations which our forefathers have practically been using .
Palm wine has long served as the main beverage for lactating mothers in many African countries like Nigeria, Cameroon etc where it I'd mostly cultivated and can be easily gotten and have been locally proven to help mothers whose breast milk are low by increasing the flow for adequate breastfeeding.
6. Improves Heart Health
Its potassium content makes it a good source of drink to help combat various cardiovascular diseases. Potassium is good for the body and helps it function better and the expected level in the body is between 3.5 and 5mmol/L
It helps the nerves and muscles to function well and as such helps in normalizing the rate with the potassium it needs as either too much (hyperkalemia) or low (hypokalemia) content of potassium in the body can cause irregular heartbeats which can lead to serious and deadly health problems.
7. Fights Cancer
Food rich in antioxidant properties is known to help in reducing cancer risk as they help prevent oxidation processes in the body which could cause some chemical reactions in the body thereby leading to damages of vital organs and cells, ulcer , inflammation etc
Palm wine contains antioxidants which help prevent the free radicals from damaging the cells in the body and fight cancer. Example of such antioxidant in palm wine is vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)
WHERE CAN YOU GET REAL FRESH PALM WINE?
Visit Old English Bar Grills & Lounge 14 Item Street Ikengbu layout for your natural Palm Wine .
Thank Ceo Old English, Uzochukwu Elui for keeping it real.
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