Tetrapleura tetraptera is a species of flowering plant in the pea family native to Western Africa.
This plant is called “Prekese” by the Akans of Ghana.
It is also referred to as “Uhio” in the Igbo Language of Nigeria, The tree has soo many uses.
Many disease can be treated with prekese due to its antioxidants, anti inflammatory, vitamins and minerals properties.
Provided below are some diseases that can be cured with prekese.
Prekese is known to contain the ability to control the levels of glucose in people infected with diabetes.
This amazing fruit contains more powerful impact on type 2 diabetes, also referred to as diabetes mellitus.
Premised on the foregoing, people suffering from diabetes mellitus should regularly take the prekese drink to help regulate the disease by lowering glucose or sugar levelsin the diabetic patient.
2. Wound healing property
Wet fruit extract of the dry prekese has very good wound healing properties.
Traditionally, the aqueous or watery extract from the fruit is used for healing which has been proved scientifically too.
However, the low concentration (200mg/ml) of the extract proved to be more efficient than when high concentration (2000mg/ml) extract was taken.
The study was carried out at the University of Uyo. To have best effects always use the fruit extract in low concentration for healing wounds.
Following the dosage above your wounds can be healed. It is also advisable to drink prekese juice.
The fruit is a great remedy used when one is suffering from cold.
The advisable method to use the prekese plant is to soak it in warm water. Bathe using the infused water.
This is said to greatly relief fever and body temperature. You can also try this remedy when suffering from enema, constipation, and emetic.
Don’t do it once and stop, Do it continually.
The stem and bark of the prekese plant can be used for the treatment of hypertension. Studies have disclosed that the plant is helpful for healing high blood pressure and check oxidation levels of hypertension patients. Please drink the prekese and use it for soup.
4. Boosts immune system
The plant is a rich source of vitamins, iron, calcium, potassium, zinc, and magnesium. It helps in strengthening the immune system.
The presence of iron in the plant help in regeneration lost blood, zinc provides protections against virus that leads to respiratory tract infections, while potassium and calcium helps in managing, preventing, and controlling muscle disorders and bone strengthening.
Source; Opera News