Veggies and Fruit

8 Health Benefits of Cassava

Cassava, Manihot esculenta, also called manioc, yuca, balinghoy or kamoteng kahoy (in the Philippines), shimolu aalu in Assamese, tabolchu (in Northeast India (Garo Hills)), mogo (in Africa), mandioca, tapioca-root, kappa (predominantly in India) and manioc root, a woody shrub of the Euphorbiaceae (spurge) family native to South America, is extensively cultivated as an annual crop in tropical and subtropical regions for its edible starchy tuberous root, a major source of carbohydrates. It differs from the similarly spelled yucca, an unrelated fruit-bearing shrub in the Asparagaceae family. Cassava, when dried to a powdery (or pearly) extract, is called tapioca; its fermented, flaky version is named garri.

What are the Benefits of Cassava?

1. Digestion
2. Treating headaches
3. To treat diarrhea
4. Feeding the brain
5. Drug Purulent Wounds and Burns
6. Overcoming Rheumatism
7. Drugs Worms
8. Increase Stamina

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