Spiritual uses of prekese / prɛkɛsɛ

Spiritual uses of prekese

Spiritual Uses of Prɛkɛsɛ

Spiritual uses of Prekese ; Prekese (in Twi in Ghana) is also known as Aridan (in Yoruba), Tetrapleura or Tetraptera.

 Ex 30:34 “The Lord said to Moses, “Take sweet spices, stacte, and onycha, and galbanum, sweet spices with pure frankincense (of each shall there be an equal part)”

A huge tree produces this fruit as seen here in the picture, it is first green in its early stage, then turns brown like a piece of wood.


Its health benefits as reported are beyond belief.

From epilepsy to asthma to typhoid, prekese is said to be able to help because it sure is a wonder fruit.  So sit tight because there are more than just medicinal properties here.

Spiritual Uses of Prekese

Spiritually, Prekese is said to be a blessing when the tree is found in your home.

It is said to drive away evil spirits.

Apparently, according to local tales, some even used prekese to keep evil spirits away claiming that the evil spirits don’t like its smell.

I spoke to a manufacturer of “Prekese Tea”

I was surprised when he quoted Exodus 30:34 to back claims that the wonder fruit was part of what Moses used to make the incense that was burnt anytime he wanted to invite God.

Now you know it’s my new garlic because I don’t like or entertain bad spirits.  Rumours have it, villagers would put it under their bed, or in the closet.

I don’t know if it works but I will certainly not contend that.

To you it may just be funny, to them in Ghana and other places alike, it worked and it still works today.

So to get to some of the health benefits, the list goes on and on, and on again because when it comes to prekese, there are numerous health properties.

It is rich in phosphorus, as it appears here it has four wings, and hard to the touch.

Friends also shared that it is used to control fever and address diabetes, type 2 to be exact.

It is said that it grows in Ghana and in Israel.

There are reports also that it is widely used in Nigeria for cooking just like a regular cooking spice, it is also used there for traditional medicine.

Ghana Health News

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