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Goron Tula for fertility (The Miracle fruit): sexual benefits, and impact on pregnancy

Goron Tula for fertility

Eating Goron Tula for fertility has gathered lots of attention lately. There are claims that it can increase libido and make a man last longer due to its Aphrodisiac property. Additionally, it contains arginine a protein that boosts energy and blood flow.

Goron Tula is a traditional herbal remedy used in Nigeria to treat infertility.
Thespesia garckeana is a tree in the family Malvaceae, believed to be indigenous to African countries such as South Africa, Nigeria, and others.

Goron Tula’s common names

It is known by many people with different names. Scientifically, it is called Thespesia garckeana. People call it a Miracle fruit
Snot Apple, Azanza garckeana, African chewing gum, and several other names.

Phytochemicals in Goro Tula

Goron Tula is a rich source of Alkaloids about 3.7 percent including other phytonutrients such as 1% of Phenols, 2.6% of Flavonoids 0.33ug/g of Carotenoids, 1.7% of Saponin, 0.22% of Tannins, and about 3.40% of Cyanogenicglucosides. [1]

Vitamins and minerals in Goro Tula

Thespesia garckeana aka Goron Tula is a rich source of several vitamins and minerals that is found to be beneficial to the body such as Vitamin C, Iron, magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, Potassium, Sodium, Phosphorus, including Carbohydrate, fat, and starch. [2]

Goron Tula for fertility

Goron Tula is a rich source of antioxidants and other essential nutrients that help boost our fertility [1] and reproductive health, here are emerging fertility benefits:


Boost the chance of conception

Intake of Goron Tula, fruit, or syrup can increase one’s chance of conception. Goron Tula is known to increase the chance of conception by boosting the fertilization process. This is done by increasing the production of hormones that support fertilization. It is a rich source of micronutrients that boost egg quality in females.

May help lower the impact of oxidative stress

Intake of Goron Tula fruits or syrup may boost our body’s defense against Oxidative stress due to its rich antioxidant contents such as phenols, flavonoids, carotenoids, saponins, and so on.

Oxidative stress is produced when there is an imbalance between Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and antioxidant enzymes, whereas polyphenols help to ensure a balance between the two.

Additionally, Intake of Goron Tula may help maintain a balance between Reactive Oxygen Species and antioxidants, the two compound that is very important for fertility.

A study in 2014 suggests that polyphenols may also influence sexual development, fetal health, and the bioavailability of nutrients when taken moderately.

Improves female eggs quality

Goron Tula is believed to improve the quality of the eggs by providing the necessary nutrients to the follicles and making them stronger. This is important because strong eggs are more likely to be successfully fertilized and lead to a successful pregnancy.

Making a female egg more viable by boosting its quality makes it easier for its implantation, which boosts the chances of getting pregnant. Goron Tula fruit is a rich source of polyphenols and phytonutrients that possess antioxidant properties, which can boost egg quality, and help protect them from oxidative damage.

May help balance reproductive hormones

Stress is another factor that can influence fertility in a bad way. Stress may equally lead to changes in the serum level of our body hormones such as glucocorticoids, catecholamines, growth hormones, and prolactin.[4]

Other reproductive hormones influenced by stress are testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone, which can reduce libido and can irregular menstruation. [5]

Reducing body stress should also be prioritized to ensure healthy reproduction. Goron Tula is believed to regulate stress and checkmate unnecessary hormonal fluctuations. Stable body hormones are necessary for conception and successful pregnancy. Intake of Goron Tula may help to balance the levels of hormones produced by the body which is important for conception and also reduce the chance of miscarriage during pregnancy.

Sexual benefits of Goron Tula

Goron Tula offers many health and sexual benefits when taken as a syrup or as a fruit. here are some interesting benefits of Goron Tula sexually for men and women.

Boost libido

Many have learned to tap into the Aphrodisiac property of Goron Tula to boost their sexual drive. Yes, it is a good aphrodisiac for men and women who are low libido.

Improves sperm quality

Goron Tula is a rich source of magnesium and calcium which make or mar male sperm. Since both minerals are found in the fruit, a balance is maintained and sperm concentration in the body is improved.

More importantly, they contain other minerals such as zinc and magnesium which help in the production of quality sperm cells and as another compound that can protect them from oxidative stress.

Can improve females’ sexual life

As an aphrodisiac agent, Goron Tula fruit not only boosts libido but can also help tighten loose Virginia. It is also rumored that this fruit may help eliminate Virginia dryness by increasing its wetness, making it slippery especially when making love.

Goron Tula during pregnancy

Eating Goron Tula during pregnancy in moderate quantity can help prevent hormonal fluctuations which may trigger miscarriage during pregnancy.

But excessive intake may also lead to complications and possible miscarriages due to the presence of certain phytonutrients such as Saponin and Tannins. These two compounds both have antioxidant properties, but may not be good when we have an excess of them is found in the body.

How to make Goron Tula syrup

Thoroughly check the Goron Tula fruits to make sure they are tidy and dry.

Add cold water to a dish with them inside. By squeezing the dirt off the fruits, you may clean them with water.

After draining the water, give the fruit another clean water rinse.

Add the Goron Tula to boiling water and let soak for up to 20 minutes. Water should be drained.

Open the fruit with your hands and pour it inside your clean cooking pot. The fruits should be covered with water and boiled for an hour over low heat. The water will change into syrup, as you’ll see.

One tablespoon of brown sugar or honey can be added for sweetness.

Extract the syrup from the mixture using a sieve.

After letting the syrup cool, wrap it and pour it inside a storage container, it can be taken 1 cup in the morning and at night.

Side effects and Precautions

Before you eat Goron Tula fruit or drink the syrup consult your doctor to check out for possible drug interactions which can result from eating the fruit especially when you are on medication.

Other than interaction with drugs, you may experience allergic reactions if you are allergic to the fruit.

Bottom line

Goron Tula is an aphrodisiac fruit that can enhance sexual performance. It is fortified with several compounds such as polyphenols, Tannins, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that can improve fertility in both males and females.

Although, rich in nutrients Goron Tula may prevent nutrient absorption due to compounds like Saponin and Tannins found in it. Hence consult your doctor especially if you are on medication.



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