increases circulation of oxygen
increases the circulation of oxygen due to its stimulating effect. This also
helps regulate the heart rate. For the same reason, it finds use in many
medicines and is used as a cognitive booster, energizing the brain and
increasing the concentration. Oxygen is circulated to all body parts, including
the brain which helps it to focus better. The increased blood flow also helps
injuries to heal faster. Plus, you feel delighted – the caffeine effect.
benefits of kola nut
kola nuts are often chewed after eating food and when suffering from digestive
issues. Kola nuts help gastrointestinal system by breaking down the food in
such a way that it takes energy and prevents pathogenic microorganism in the
stomach. If you have constant constipation, kola nuts can help you get relief.
few kola nuts after having food, and watch gastro problems like bloating,
cramping, constipation etc. go away.
system due to anti-bacterial properties
come across kola nut extracts in many pharmaceutical stores. The reason is that
the kola nuts are believed to contain compounds that can fight many bacterial
infections. Kola nuts are also antioxidative in nature and hence gets your body
rid of free radicals. Your resistance to bacterial and respiratory issues
increases and you fall sick less often. When consumed on a regular basis, kola
nuts can strengthen your immune system and make you less susceptible to
infections and diseases.
blessing for people who want to lose weight but have a slow metabolism. The
caffeine content of kola nuts can increase the body’s metabolic in the body up
to 118%. Moreover, it makes you excrete more and store less inside the body,
making you lose weight quickly. Kola nuts also curb your hunger and so you end
up eating less. Additionally, they intensify the need to drink more water,
which is another factor that helps you lose weight.
to treat respiratory disorders
considered a warm beverage, and can thus effectively treat respiratory diseases
such as asthma, coughs, influenza, and bronchitis. Have some kola nuts to help
dissolve the mucus and once it is out of the body, you will feel relieved. The
idea is to loosen up the mucus from the lungs by thinning it so that you can
breathe without any discomfort.
for pain in the knees
when taken in prescribed dosage, can help boost overall bone health, and
specifically beneficial to ease knees pain. Kola nuts contain compounds that
can improve the bone density and also reduce stiffness and pain in the joints.
They also help in reducing the swelling in the joints making it easier to move
appropriate consumption of kola nuts can cut down the risk of Osteoarthritis
diseases for your lifespan.
in prostate cancer
nuts exhibit antioxidant property, it has been recently discovered that they
can be helpful to treat prostate cancers, while the research is going on to
study their effect on other cancers. Science has it that phytoestrogens and
phytoandrogens found in kola nuts can help in stimulating the death of
cancerous cells in the prostate glands in men.
therapy for cold and related infections
similar properties as the drug Theophylline and exhibits the same effect on a
person with cold and chest infections. Limited and calculated doses of kola
nuts can help open airways in the lungs. Kola nuts can also enlarge the alveolar
sac and duct, providing relief from symptoms of a cold. However, excess
caffeine in the body may cause sickness, so do take your doctor’s advice.
nut for migraine
contain caffeine and when chewed during migraines, they can help reduce
inflammation in the head causing the pain and also boost the effect of common
pain relievers such as aspirin.
also a natural diuretic, so consumption of kola nuts can help you expel excess
water from the body. Kola nuts work as a natural remedy to treat conditions of
cirrhosis, hypertension, kidney disease. In a study it was found that
methanolic extract of kola nut showed diuretic properties.
packed with high amounts of caffeine, and unlike the beverages, where the
amount of caffeine or largely regulated, the same cannot be said about kola
nuts. However, it cannot cause nut allergy since it is basically a seed of a
fruit. But owing to the caffeine in kola nuts, it is not suited for people who-
from hypertension – people who have hypertension and
related issues should inhibit the consumption of caffeine since it increases
the heart rate and causes a steep rise in the blood pressure.
with sleep issues – If you suffer from insomnia or
frequently face trouble sleeping, it is best to avoid kola nuts as they can
aggravate the problem.
a weak immune system – Caffeine can cause diarrhea and
nausea in people who have a weak immune system.
a sensitivity to caffeine – You may experience involuntary
shaking of hands and bouts of anxiety if you are sensitive to caffeine and
related products. Maintain distance from kola nuts.
– Due to its over consumption one could have stomach upset. Due to the increased
production of acids in the stomach, one could experience pain in the stomach