Dr. Samuel Oghene Etatuvie is a community pharmacist and Director General, Nigeria Natural Medicine Development Agency (NNMDA) Kofo Abayomi, Victoria, Lagos.
26 Aug 2019
Kola nuts are derived from the kola tree which has a scientific name called Cola. It is a fruit which is rich in caffeine. This caffeine-containing fruit grows on the evergreen tree which has a height of about 20 meters. These nuts are packed in a hard shell-like structure and surrounded by ovoid leave. It…
22 Jul 2018
While it is eaten more by the northerners and easterners, it is widely grown in the South West-Ogun, Kwara, Osun and Oyo State, although two communities in Niger State are also said to produce it in large quantities.Report has it that 90 per cent of the Kolanut produced in Nigeria is consumed within the country...