This nut originated from Africa (Ghana, Nigeria), Egypt, and Spain

 Tiger nuts have been around for centuries, with origins dating back to Neolithic Egypt where they were used as food and medicine. Tiger nuts come in three main varieties brown, black and yellow. The Spanish have been using tiger nuts to make their traditional creamy beverage, horchata since 18th century. Tiger nuts is highly appreciated for their health benefits and nutritive value, much better and safer than Viagra, nourishes the brain, keeps you hard and smart, now you can use both heads.

Tiger nut is also known by various names as chufa (in Spanish), earth nut, yellow nut sedge, groundnut, rash nut and edible galingale (Oderinde and Tairu.) In Nigeria tiger nut is called Aki Awusa in Igo, Ofio in Yoruba and Aya in Hausa.

Tiger nuts are not nuts, they are small root vegetables which comprised 80%  of our Paleo ancestors’ diet around 2 million years ago. This ancient superfood originates from Africa.

Tiger nuts are not nuts, but tubers.

Ancient Egyptians used tiger nuts for food and medicine.

A performance-enhancing food for the nervous systems. Excellent gluten-free source of energy for school and exercise. Regulates blood sugar to treat diabetes, reduce cholesterol, reduce plaque. Tiger nuts may promote healthy digestion in various ways. For starters, they’re high in insoluble fiber, which passes through your gut without being digested. Insoluble fiber add bulk to your stools and helps food move through your gut easily, reducing the likelihood of constipation.

Tiger nuts have a downside to it. People with digestive issues such as IBS or sensitivities to high-fiber foods might experience some gas, bloating, cramping or diarrhea if you eat too many tiger nuts. Tiger nuts is good for the liver due to the esculentus oil within the tiger nut, this help restored the liver integrity to almost normal.

Tiger nuts have a history of being used to cure low male/female libido. They’re used as aphrodisiacs in Ayurvedic medicine. In addition men in Africa have used tiger nuts for generations to treat erectile dysfunction, increase sperm count and boost libido.

 Women beauty benefits are the richness in its magnesium, tiger nuts is good for women suffering from hair loss. Magnesium also helps with prevention of menstrual problems and maintaining the body pH stable to avoid the appearance of dermatitis or fungal infections. There is wide spread believe and some forms of evidence that the consumption of tiger nuts by nursing mothers can actually boost the production of breast milk which can help in feeding their babies.

Tiger Nuts

Contains: protein, carbohydrates, essential iron, phosphorus with calcium (promotes intellectual performance), potassium (strengthens the heart and nervous system), magnesium (build strong muscles and bones), high quality essentials fats (Omega 3- the anti-aging vitamin and cell regenerator)