Bitter Kola, also known as Garcinia kola has been used in African culture for centuries for both traditional and medicinal purposes. It contains dimeric flavonoid, lipase inhibitor which is believed to have many healing benefits. In Yoruba land, it is called Orogbo.
Bitter Kola, also known as Garcinia kola, is widely known for its characteristic bitter taste. It’s often served as kola for visitors in Igboland. It’s served with kola nut and garden egg, it can also be served alone.