Can alligator pepper stop pregnancy?

Chef's answer
Alligator pepper (Aframomum melegueta) is used in the Surinam cuisine to flavour dishes such as vegetables (okra and tomatoes recipes), soups (lentil and chicken) and fish recipes. It has a wide use and the eating does not exclude pregnant women who actually use it to terminate unwanted pregnancy..
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Alligator pepper (Aframomum melegueta) is a spice that is widely used in many cultures for entertainment, religious rites, food flavor and as a part of many traditional doctors medications..
Alligator pepper is commonly used in West Africa to flavour soups, vegetables and stews, but it is versatile enough to be used to flavour lamb, chicken and beef dishes..
1. Helps in balancing hormones in women (high prolactin)- just chew and swallow few seeds daily. 2. It can be used to stop breast milk from flowing after weaning your baby- chew few seeds until breast milk dries up..
Some studies revealed that Alligator pepper have aphrodisiac properties. Therefore, it can increase a sexual desire for men and women. Also, studies show that Alligator pepper can help male with premature ejaculation.
Alligator pepper regulate and reduce the estrogen in the body. It has lots of health benefits of which breast size reduction is part of it. Women who wish to stop breastfeeding and stop/dry up flow of breast milk can also use alligator pepper as a fast remedy.
Previous reports have shown that ingestion of 350mg of wholeseed Alligator pepper (5-7mg/Kg body weight) caused diplopia and blurred vision in healthy Igbo men (Igwe et al, 1999)..
The results showed that the number and mean weight of litters were not significant between control and aqueous recipient groups suggesting that the extract had no deleterious effect on fertility. However group three that received granulated alligator pepper in doses above 4.0mg/kg body weight did not litter..
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