- Scientific name: Ricinodendron heudelotii
Uses and benefits: used as a spice, health benefits, and for cosmetic purposes. Rich in proteins, oil and potassium, treats constipation, cough, eye infections and infertility. Used for breast and butts firming and enlargement, increase milk production in lactating mothers.
Other names: akpi, okhuen, munguella, bofeko, kishongo, wama, essessang, essang, djansang, Njangsa, jangsang, akpi seed oil, ezezang.