11 Jun 2021
Can extract of corn silk provide the next best cure for kidney (renal) and liver failure, prostate cancer, hypertension, obesity, type 2 diabetes among other chronic diseases? Researchers from the University of Akron, United States of America (USA) and Essraa Hospital, Jordan, have developed herbal nano mix for renal failure. The herbal mix extract for…
21 Sep 2017
Botanically called Zea mays, corn or maize belongs to the plant family Poaceae. In Nigeria, it is called ka or oka in Edo; ibopot in Efik; oka in Esan; agwado or daawar Masar in Hausa; akpa-akpa in Ibibio; oka in Ibo; oka in Urhobo; and igbado in Yoruba.
7 Jul 2016
The mouth organ is in season. Corn also called maize is best known for its fruit with seeds/grains. The fruit has become the commonest and easily the cheapest snack in most parts of the country.