Palm Wine “nwoko ocha”, “manya nkwu


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Palm wine had been significant throughout West Africa since before colonialism most expectially in the Eastern part of Nigeria. Men often drink this traditional alcohol at home gatherings where they talk or tell stories.The drink itself is thought to help with high blood pressure, gout, malaria, and other ailments. In addition to this, drinking the dregs of the wine is believed to increase the production of breast milk in women and sperm in men.

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  1. Palm wine!!! Selling of palm wine paid my school fees and that of my siblings for a very long time. Far from that, dry season doesn’t pass me by without palm wine going down my throat. In case you don’t know, that’s when its sweet!!!

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