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African's Velvet Tamarind (Awin, Icheku and Tsamiyar kurm)

Popularly known as Awin in Yoruba, Icheku in Igbo and Tsamiyar kurm in Hausa, African velvet tamarind is the fruit of a native West African tree (dialium guineense). Malaria: According to research, the leaf extract inhibits the growth of Plasmodium falciparum which causes malaria, therefore, taking a decoction can cure malaria. Treats Ulcer and Prevents Hypertension: The leaf extract of velvet tamarind has the ability to increase gastric mucus secretion. Therefore, a decoction of the leave can be a remedy for gastric ulcer.

People with Back Problems are Heading for Israel

Many people across the world with back problems are considering travelling to Israel for minimally invasive spinal surgery, attracted by the affordability of the procedure there and the high standards of healthcare. A top destination in the ever-growing medical tourism business, Israel is a particularly appealing option for patients who want the reassurance that their high-tech lumbar surgery is in the hands of neurosurgeons renowned for their expertise in this complex procedure.