In Nigeria, it is called Asala or Awusa in Yoruba, Ukpa in Ibo, and Okhue or Okwe in Edo. Tetracarpidium conophorum or Plukenetia conophora, botanically. African walnut belongs to the family Euphorbiaceae.

Studies has shown how walnut trees respond to stress, cancer and heart condition by producing significant amounts of a chemical form of aspirin, antioxidants and essential fatty acids. Extracts of walnut the tree are effective anti-microbial agents, could be used to boost sperm count, fertility, menstrual flow, treat uterine fibroids, and hiccups. #JujuFilms