Nturukpa leaf (Pterocarpus santalinoides): Health Benefits, Nutrition Value.

Nturukpa leaf (Pterocarpus santalinoides) Health Benefits, Nutrition Value

Pterocarpus santalinoides is an evergreen small plant from the Papilionaceae family (Leguminosae – Papilionoideae, Fabaceae). The young, tender leaf of the vegetable is edible, and are used for cooking soup. Roasted seeds are also edible, and taste slightly like groundnut. However, the raw seed is toxic. Pterocarpus santalinoides is called mutititi, Nturukpa in Igbo, Gbengbe … Read more