Goron Tula, also known as Snot Apple is derived from the thespesia garckeana tree, which belongs to the family Malvaceae, found throughout the warmer parts of Southern Africa in wooded grasslands, open woodland and thickets. Goron Tula trees grows naturally over a range of altitudes from 1000 to 2000 m above sea level, from semi-arid areas to areas of higher rainfall.
How to Use Goron Tula
- You can break the seed and chew it like gum
- Also, you can consume the fruit raw when it rips
- Can mix the powder with pap, tea, and yoghurt
- Can be soaked dry in water or honey to make syrups
- Can be boiled and relished into porridge
Similar to other organic herbs and plants, Goron Tula has many medicinal uses and side-effects as well. These side effects include:
Too much consumption can predispose you to cancer because it contains tannins. Tannic acid are water-soluble polyphenols that are present in many plant foods.
- Adverse Reaction
Fruits that are high in polyphenols as part of a healthy diet are harmless for most people.
However, people with medical conditions or certain food allergies may need to avoid certain polyphenol-rich foods like Azania garckeana.