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Kola nuts

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Published in Washington? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Issued by Technical Services, Special Commodities Branch.

The Physical Object
Pagination27 leaves.
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25673500M
OCLC/WorldCa656430842


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Kola Nut B Alcohol-Free Herbal Extract Tincture, Super-Concentrated Organic Kola nut (Cola Acuminate) (4 fl oz) out of 5 stars 1 $ $ 99 ($/Fl Oz). Koi and the Kola Nuts with Book book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

A retelling of the classic African tale about a vill /5. The kola nut is the fruit of the kola tree (Cola acuminata and Cola nitida), indigenous to West trees, which reach heights of 40 to 60 feet, produce a star-shaped fruit.

Each fruit Author: Corinne O'keefe Osborn. But Koi used the Kola nuts to get the honor to be the chief of a town nearby. I think the author of this book wrote this book because she wanted to spread African stories throughout the US.

I learned a little about African culture, I thought that Koi and the Kola Nuts was very enjoyable/5. out of 5 stars Koi and the Kola Nuts. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 9, Format: Paperback Verified Purchase.

I bought this book for international week in school and the children thoroughly enjoyed this story. There was a lot of onomatopoeia which had them giggling. A brilliant read. Especially suitable for young children.5/5(8). The kola nut helps by enlarging the alveolar ducts and sacs (small air bags in the lungs where oxygen and carbon dioxide are exchanged with the blood), as well as by improving the strength of the fibers in the lung tissue.

Kola Nuts for Natural Weight Loss. Kola nuts may even offer a natural weight loss benefit. Get this from a library. A basket of kola nuts. [Bongasu-Tanla-Kishani.] -- Kola nuts book, original and stimulating in its inspirational insights, A Basket of Kola Nuts explores Cameroonís cultures as remarkable pivots of moral rectitude and such sickening vicious-circles as bribery.

Kola nut is a tropical plant that is original from the African continent with approximately species however, the most common kola nuts species are the Cola acumulata and Cola nitida. Kola nuts are also economic crops in places such as Malaysia, Caribbean Islands, Mauritius and Sri Lanka.

The nut comes from the evergreen kola tree, which is found in the rainforests of Africa. Inside the tree’s star-shaped fruits are white shells, which contain the seeds or kola nuts. The Duppy Share Spiced Caribbean Rum with Pineapple and Kola Nut, 70cl, %.

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Lowest prices : African Books Collective. The Breaking of the Kola Nut. Generations of proposals have been accepted or rejected, compliments or insults exchanged, birth and death rites performed, and even wars declared and avoided by the ritual presentation and breaking of the kola nut, in all its subtle color-coded lly unrolled from its goatskin wrapping, with incantations in the air, symbolic chalk traces on the.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. Also, no doubt the kola nut was used as a stimulant since is has caffeine. It would be used the way one uses coca cola. In fact, coca cola has properties of kola nuts. Kola nut, caffeine-containing nut of Cola acuminata and Cola nitida, trees of the cocoa family (Sterculiaceae) native to tropical Africa and cultivated extensively in the American tropics.

The evergreen tree grows to metres (60 feet) and resembles the chestnut. The 5-centimetre- (2-inch-) long. Buy This Book in Print. summary. Bold, original and stimulating in its inspirational insights, A Basket of Kola Nuts explores Cameroonís cultures as remarkable pivots of moral rectitude and such sickening vicious-circles as bribery and corruption.

Ethnically grass-rooted and globalizing rather than alarmingly exotic and exclusive, this poetic. Celebrated Nigerian author Chinua Achebe popularised the nuts across the world in his book, Things Fall Apart. Nigeria accounts for 70 per cent of the total world production of kola nuts.

What is a Kola Nut | Esther Lamnyam Explaining what is a Kola Nut. Find out more more and Download my ebook for FREE here: Kola nuts (Cola nitida [Vent.] Schott and Endl.) are relevant to trade, and sustains livelihood as food, source of income, stimulatory and medical potentials.

The phytochemical content is useful. The kola nut’s aroma is sweet and rose-like. The first taste is bitter, but it sweetens upon chewing. common names & nomenclature The genus name Cola is a Latinized form of a West African name of the tree (Temne: kola, Mandingo: kolo).

Also known as: kola vera, sterculia acuminate, kola seeds, gurru nuts, bissy nuts, cola seeds, guru nut. White kola was much more valuable and rare, occurring in the same pod as white and pink or red nuts.

Where red and white nuts were borne by the same tree, the proportion of white nuts rises as the tree grows older. Red kola was the preferred kola of trade because of its long lasting quality. Apr 3, - Explore keishaxavier's board "kola nuts" on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Chinua achebe, Nut benefits and Remedies for menstrual cramps pins. Giving and receiving kola nuts is a traditional exchange of friendship and respect.

The nut of a kola tree plays an important role in the social and culture life in The Gambia and Senegal. A caffeine-containing nut of evergreen trees of the genus cola, most common in Western Africa and the Atlantic coast area of.

Get this from a library. Koi and the kola nuts. [Brian Gleeson; Whoopi Goldberg; Herbie Hancock; Reynold Ruffins] -- Cheated of his rightful inheritance, a chief's son uses a. The inclusion of the kola nut ritual is an important part of Chinua Achebe's description of the Igbo society in Things Fall Apart.

The kola nut is broken and eaten when a host welcomes a guest. Kola nut Description. The kola nut, or bitter cola, (Cola vera, Cola acuminata, Cola nitida) is a seed part from a tree from the Sterculiaceae trees are native to Central and Western Africa, but are now found in the West Indies and.

Brazil, where they were introduced by African three species are used as a stimulant and are prepared in the same manner. Garcinia kola (bitter kola) is a largely cultivated tree, which is exceptionally valued in West and Central Africa for its eatable nuts.

Bitter kola has likewise been perceived as an indigenous. What Are Kola Nuts. Kola nuts – also spelled "cola" – come from the Cola acuminata and Cola nitidat trees, which are evergreen trees that are native to the tropical rain forests of Africa, primarily west Africa.

They can be found extensively throughout Nigeria, where the kola nut is an important part of the country's traditions and that of individual tribes.

Laced with the liberal humor that is Aardema’s hallmark, Koi’s story and his sturdy spirit will draw readers in, as will the many uses of the kola nut and the lesson of doing good for others. In Cepeda’s vibrant illustrations, the Liberian landscape glistens and its people dance across the page, while the last scene—of Koi as a chief Author: Verna Aardema.

Originally published as part of Aardema's collection, Tales from the Story Hat, Koi and the Kola Nuts presents an engaging story. With Joe Cepeda's bright illustrations - an excellent accompaniment to the tale - this book is sure to please enthusiasts young and old/5(7).

Kola nuts are small, round or oval-shaped and comes in a wide range of colours- from brownish-white and light green to pink and dark purple. They look like large chestnuts and smell a bit like nutmeg.

Bitter kola or Garcinia kola is a tropical flowering plant found in western and central Africa and it produces brown, nut-like seeds. Caffeine is a common ingredient in soft drinks such as cola, from kola nuts.

Soft drinks may contain 10 to 50 milligrams of caffeine per serving. The caffeine comes from the ingredients, chemical synthesis, or additives. Most colas are acidic in nature, with carbonic, citric, or phosphoric acid. A small amount of acid is vibrant to the palate.

“In A Basket of Kola Nuts we encounter a poet preoccupied with the surrealism Chinua Achebe had highlighted in his novel Things Fall the novel the kola nut is portrayed as life-giving and therefore a sacred entity amongst the Igbos.

Bongasu takes a step further. He laces together all the countries in which kola nuts are produced and in a graphic presentation of his poetry he. vintage Koi and the Kola Nuts book by Brian Gleeson TheVintageKeepers. From shop TheVintageKeepers.

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Kola Nut. Kola nuts are not only known for its origin to many American and European soft-drinks and its chewing by labourers to diminish hunger and fatigue, but even more for its sacred significance in Igboland. Attending a kola nut ceremony is almost inevitable for anyone visiting Enugu and is Igbo tradition at its best.

Kola Nuts for Weight Loss and More. The kola nuts may even offer a natural weight loss benefit. In a study published in the Journal of Physiological Sciences, it was found that steady intake of kola nut can actually reduce food intake, and therefore body weight, without altering water intake.

This is thought to be due to the caffeine in the. Overall, “Koi and the Kola Nuts” is a brilliant story that both children and adults who are huge fans of African folktales will easily love for many years.

I would recommend this story to children ages six and up since the cannibalism theme might frighten smaller tion: Seller. Kola nuts, as well as palm-wine, is constantly mentioned in the book, especially during ceremonies, to focus on the traditional hospitality of the Ibo people.

When Okoye came to see Unoka, to collect his debt, they did not start talking about it immediately and instead, Unoka proposed his guest kola, because it was a symbol of : Diana Jaramillo. Kola nuts are also used in tinctures to help “drive” other herbs into the blood.

Other kola nut uses include fighting infection and clearing chest colds. Some even claim that kola nuts help people lose weight by reducing appetite. Growing Kola Nuts.

If you want to start growing kola nuts, you can start by planting a few nuts in containers. The kola nut extract is a cherished commodity that has increased into enormous economic prospects with kola nut extract trade with North America and Asia-pacific.

With the increase in awareness and people becoming more con about health the use of kola nut extract is expected to grow in the regions of western and eastern Europe and Latin America/5(29).

The kola nut is a fruit of the kola tree, which is found in the native tropical rainforests of Africa. This fruit contains caffeine and is a sweetener is soft drinks such as Coca-Cola.

There are many health benefits such as a stimulus to increase your heart. Health benefits of kola nut With its beautiful brown colored shell and resembling a chestnut, kola nut (Cola acuminate) is actually a fruit of the Kola tree. A native to Africa and grown widely in South America and Central America, kola nut is a health benefitting fruit belonging to the cocoa family.