What is Uziza in Igbo language?

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Origin and distribution of piper guineense guineense is commonly found in the tropical regions of Central and Western Africa. It is cultivated in countries such as Nigeria where the leaves, known as "Uziza" in Igbo language are used as flavorings for stew and local delicacies.
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Yes, uziza is safe in pregnancy. The uziza seed (false cubeb pepper/black peppercorns) is "hot" and can still be used to get the "Uziza taste" in the absence of the leaves.
ParsleyThis leaf has a wonderful aroma. The English name of is Parsley, it's referred to Parsley in Yoruba. It is also called Benin pepper, kukauabe, false cubeb, Ashanti pepper, and Guinea cubeb in different parts of West Africa.
Black pepper or black peppercorns is a well-researched dried fruit of the flowering piper vine. ... it is also known as West African Black pepper, Benin pepper, Uziza seeds, Ashanti pepper, false cubeb, and Masoro. Unlike Piper nigrum, Piper guineense is native to central and west Africa.Aug 29, 2018
use Uziza to cook Nigeria soup, yam, pepper soup and several other type of dishes. ... However, this spice can be used to cook either fresh or dry.Dec 17, 2019
It's peppery and is usually used in small quantity to add flavor and a very nice aroma to soups like ofe nsala, vegetable soups and sometimes egusi soup. It is rich in anti-oxidants and has preservative properties. Uziza is an African plant, of which two parts are used: the leaves and the berries.
Piper guineense is a West African species of Piper
Origin and distribution of piper guineense guineense is commonly found in the tropical regions of Central and Western Africa. It is cultivated in countries such as Nigeria where the leaves, known as "Uziza" in Igbo language are used as flavorings for stew and local delicacies.
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