Afzelia africana (‘Akparata Seed’, Mahogany Seed): Nutritional and Health Benefits

Afzelia africana (Akparata Seed, Mahogany Seed) Nutritional and Health Benefits

African Mahogany seeds are called Akparata seed in Igbo language, Apa in Yoruba, Kawo in Hausa, Akpari, Akpasi in Edo part of Nigeria. The plant which grows well in the semi-dry forest belongs to the Leguminosae family. Other common names include African oak, African mahogany, Apa, pod mahogany, counter wood. It belongs to the Leguminosae … Read more